Court Rulings

Read: Supreme Court Allows Title IX Lawsuits to Proceed Against Fairfax Schools, Univ. of Toledo

Supreme Court Allows Title IX Lawsuits to Proceed Against Fairfax Schools, Univ. of Toledo

The Fairfax County School Board and the University of Toledo sought to narrow the scope under which the schools can be held liable under Title IX.

Read: Parkland Shooter Gets Life in Prison Without Parole

Parkland Shooter Gets Life in Prison Without Parole

Last month, in a 9-3 vote, a jury favored the death penalty over life in prison but Florida law requires a unanimous vote for execution.

Read: Oxford High School Shooter Pleads Guilty to All Charges

Oxford High School Shooter Pleads Guilty to All Charges

Charges include one count of terrorism, four counts of first-degree murder, seven counts of assault with intent to murder, and 12 counts of possession of a firearm.

Read: Cleveland State Violated Student’s Fourth Amendment Right, Judge Rules

Cleveland State Violated Student’s Fourth Amendment Right, Judge Rules

To prevent cheating, the student was required to use a webcam to scan his bedroom before taking an online chemistry exam

Read: Heritage High School Shooter Sentenced to 10 Years

Heritage High School Shooter Sentenced to 10 Years

The teen, who was wearing an ankle monitor for a prior juvenile conviction on gun charges, injured two students in the shooting.

Read: Texas Choir Teacher Gets 60 Days in Jail for Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Student

Texas Choir Teacher Gets 60 Days in Jail for Sexually Abusing 13-Year-Old Student

The abuse started when the victim was 12 years old and lasted for three years.

Read: Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

A judge ruled the plaintiff, who filed a lawsuit against MIT after he was expelled, must either file under his real name or dismiss the suit.

Read: Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Video surveillance shows Alexander Ervin escaped the maximum-security facility by scaling an eight-foot security fence.

Read: Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

A federal judge also dismissed a lawsuit filed against the University of Northern Colorado by a student accused of sexual misconduct.

Read: Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Yeardley Love, UVA Student Killed in 2010

Jury Awards $15 Million to Family of Yeardley Love, UVA Student Killed in 2010

Yeardley Love’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit again George Huguely V, who was convicted of second-degree murder in her death.

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