Lawsuits

Read: Jury Awards $3.8 Million to Calif. School Shooting Victim

Jury Awards $3.8 Million to Calif. School Shooting Victim

The then 16-year-old Taft Union student was shot in the chest by a classmate in 2013 and still deals with lead pellets that remain embedded in his body.

Read: More Colleges Turn to Law Firms to Handle Campus Crime Reporting

More Colleges Turn to Law Firms to Handle Campus Crime Reporting

Law firms are stepping in to handle universities’ Clery reporting to avoid fines that can cost up to $57,000 per penalty.

Read: CWU Student Paid to Stay Silent Regarding Professor Misconduct

CWU Student Paid to Stay Silent Regarding Professor Misconduct

A former Central Washington University student who complained of a professor’s alleged sexual misconduct received a settlement that required her silence.

Read: Media Sues Cheyenne School District to Access Student Harassment Records

Media Sues Cheyenne School District to Access Student Harassment Records

Laramie County School District No. 1 launched an internal investigation after students distributed anti-gay and racist flyers.

Read: Judge Sanctions Fairfax School System for Mishandling Sexual Assault Case

Judge Sanctions Fairfax School System for Mishandling Sexual Assault Case

The Virginia school district was sanctioned for destroying or neglecting to preserve important documents relevant to a sexual misconduct case.

Read: Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

Former NYC Student Awarded $59M for Being Burned in Chemistry Class

The then high school student suffered third-degree burns to more than 30% of his body after a chemistry experiment went wrong in 2014.

Read: Title IX Report Clears MSU Players of Sexual Assault

Title IX Report Clears MSU Players of Sexual Assault

The Title IX report investigated the alleged assault of a former female MSU student in 2015 by three former MSU basketball players.

Read: Is TikTok Really More Dangerous Than Other Social Media Apps?

Is TikTok Really More Dangerous Than Other Social Media Apps?

TikTok was fined $5.7 million for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), but you may be surprised by other companies that have also been fined.

Read: Pepper Hamilton Sanctioned for Court Violations in Baylor Assault Case

Pepper Hamilton Sanctioned for Court Violations in Baylor Assault Case

The court found evidence that law firm Pepper Hamilton ignored a subpoena to produce records from the lawsuit against Baylor University.

Read: 3 Conn. Runners File Complaint, Claim Transgender Policy Violates Title IX

3 Conn. Runners File Complaint, Claim Transgender Policy Violates Title IX

The female runners say a policy allowing athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity puts them at an unfair advantage.

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