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Sep
12
2018
Insight

Sixth Circuit Provides Expansive Due Process Rights in Title IX Cases

The 6th Circuit recently held that in conducting Title IX investigations, colleges and universities must provide parties an opportunity to cross-examine witnesses in the presence of a neutral fact-finder in cases hinging on witness credibility.

Aug
10
2018
Insight

Victory for NYU After First Trial in the 401(k) Fee Cases Filed Against Colleges and Universities

On July 31, 2018, a New York federal court issued an opinion in favor of NYU, in the first case to reach trial concerning ERISA challenges to fees and investment lineups in school retirement plans.

Apr
13
2018
ASAP

DOL Issues Three Opinion Letters and One Fact Sheet

On April 12, 2018, the United States Department of Labor issued three opinion letters and a new fact sheet providing guidance on various wage and hour issues.

Mar
13
2018
Insight

Sixth Circuit Clarifies Discrimination Pleading Burden and Liability Related to Title IX Sexual Misconduct Investigations

A recent 6th Circuit decision provides both comfort and caution for universities facing claims of discrimination or bias in the conduct of their disciplinary proceedings relating to sexual misconduct.

Jan
5
2018
ASAP

Title IX and Defamation: An Emerging Challenge Facing Higher-Education Institutions

There is currently a national focus on gender-based harassment. College campuses are no different. Even with the changes to Title IX guidance in the past months, eliminating sexual harassment and assault on campuses remains a national priority.

Sep
27
2017
ASAP

DOE Rescinds Prior Guidance on Title IX and Sexual Violence, Issues Interim Advice on Campus Sexual Misconduct

On September 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education rescinded its April 4, 2011 Dear Colleague Letter regarding sexual assault and its April 29, 2014 Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence.

Aug
25
2017
ASAP

NAIS and TABS Release Their First Task Force Report on Addressing Educator Sexual Misconduct

On August 22, 2017, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) released their first joint report on sexual misconduct in independent schools.

Jul
25
2017
ASAP

Department of Education Rethinking Campus Guidance on Sexual Assault

Higher education institutions may soon be asked to reconsider how they comply with Title IX obligations when a student or employee files a sexual assault complaint.

Mar
17
2017
Insight

Third Circuit Permits Teaching Hospital Resident to Bring Retaliation Suit under Title IX

For the first time, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals found that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to medical residency programs.

Sep
21
2016
Insight

NLRB Expands Jurisdiction in Church-Operated Schools, Distinguishing Between "Religious" and "Secular" Instruction in Faculty Bargaining Unit Cases

In two recent cases, the NLRB distinguished between faculty members providing secular instruction and those providing religious instruction, in concluding that only those providing religious instruction were exempt from NLRA coverage.

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