Lawsuits

Read: U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

Because the liability exposures to college campuses are so significant, institutions are asking both the federal and state governments to pass legislation that would shield them from legal claims related to COVID-19.

Read: 5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

With the processes surrounding campus reopenings so uncertain, these five steps will help your school district evaluate and test your safety plans, as well as prepare your staff to make quick adjustments, if needed.

Read: Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

The newly unsealed complaint includes testimony by several Ohio State University employees who said the school knew for years about the sexual abuse allegations against OSU’s former team doctor.

Read: Facebook Comments Prompt Ouster of School Security Director

Facebook Comments Prompt Ouster of School Security Director

The former Brunswick, New Jersey, school security director faced allegations of racism before he was hired by the district.

Read: Should Campuses Defund the Police?

Should Campuses Defund the Police?

George Floyd’s death has prompted calls for campuses to “defund the police” and/or sever ties with local law enforcement, but are those moves knee-jerk reactions that will backfire?

Read: Returning OSU Football Players Must Sign COVID-19 Risk Waiver

Returning OSU Football Players Must Sign COVID-19 Risk Waiver

The two-page coronavirus risk waiver is called the ‘Buckeye Pledge.’

Read: 18 State Attorneys General Sue DeVos Over Final Title IX Rule

18 State Attorneys General Sue DeVos Over Final Title IX Rule

The lawsuit claims the final regulations narrow Title IX’s reach and will chill the reporting of sexual harassment due to extensive procedural requirements.

Read: University of Arizona Settles Title IX Domestic Violence Lawsuit Involving Former Football Player

University of Arizona Settles Title IX Domestic Violence Lawsuit Involving Former Football Player

The lawsuit claimed the University of Arizona knew Orlando Bradford was a danger but failed to take adequate steps to protect his victims.

Read: Colleges Slammed with Student Lawsuits Seeking Tuition Refunds

Colleges Slammed with Student Lawsuits Seeking Tuition Refunds

Law experts debate the validity of the lawsuits and whether distance learning offers the same educational value as in-person classes.

Read: Chadron State Settles Title IX Lawsuit for $900K

Chadron State Settles Title IX Lawsuit for $900K

The Title IX lawsuit claimed Chadron State failed to investigate a student’s abuse by her boyfriend, which led to her committing suicide.

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