For 20 years, public agencies in Washington State have been barred from favoring or discriminating against applicants, employees, or contractors based on sex, ethnicity, color, race, or national origin.
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.
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.