Sexual Harassment

Read: San Jose State to Pay $1.6M to Students Assaulted by Athletic Trainer

San Jose State to Pay $1.6M to Students Assaulted by Athletic Trainer

The DOJ found that SJSU failed for more than a decade to respond adequately to reports of sexual assault of female student-athletes by an athletic trainer then working at the university.

Read: Kagan Denies Student’s Request to Block Suspension Over Sexual Assault Claim

Kagan Denies Student’s Request to Block Suspension Over Sexual Assault Claim

The 15-year-old was suspended under the Title IX emergency removal provision after his ex-girlfriend claimed he sexually assaulted her.

Read: Department of Education Vacates Controversial Title IX Provision

Department of Education Vacates Controversial Title IX Provision

The rule prohibited Title IX investigators from using evidence or statements from involved parties who did not undergo cross-examination.

Read: SCOTUS Rules Student’s Snapchat Cursing is Within First Amendment Rights

SCOTUS Rules Student’s Snapchat Cursing is Within First Amendment Rights

The 8-1 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court says suspending a cheerleader for swearing off school property is unconstitutional.

Read: Justice Department Says University of Nebraska-Lincoln Misinterpreted Title IX

Justice Department Says University of Nebraska-Lincoln Misinterpreted Title IX

The DOJ says a single rape or sexual assault can meet the Title IX standard.

Read: USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

USC Safe Communities Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct

The USC Safe Communities Institute’s LEWIS (Law Enforcement Work Inquiry System) Registry is the first public database for police officer firings and resignations nationwide.

Read: University of Maine Settles Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit with Accused After Years of Litigation

University of Maine Settles Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit with Accused After Years of Litigation

The accused student was dismissed, but the school paid $45,000 to settle the federal Title IX lawsuit filed in 2019.

Read: Public Hearing on Title IX Changes Scheduled for June 7-11

Public Hearing on Title IX Changes Scheduled for June 7-11

The June hearing could lead to revisions of Title IX’s sexual misconduct rules implemented by the Trump administration.

Read: Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Student in School Bathroom Won’t Face Charges

Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Student in School Bathroom Won’t Face Charges

Officer body-worn camera video of the school bathroom shooting has been released by the Knox County district attorney.

Read: Department of Education Launches Comprehensive Title IX Review

Department of Education Launches Comprehensive Title IX Review

OCR outlined plans to solicit the public’s input on Title IX regulations, ultimately leading to possible revisions through a notice of proposed rulemaking.

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