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New Title IX Rules Prevent Schools from Suspending Athletes During Investigations

Although the new Title IX rules released in April of 2024 return to the policies of the Obama administration in many respects with regard to the due process protections and treatment afforded to respondents in Title IX disciplinary proceedings, there is one key protection left in place for students accused of Title IX violations, including …

Former Nebraska Basketball Player Sues Former Coach For “Grooming”

In efforts to prevent instances of child sexual abuse, states and the federal government have started enacting criminal statutes prohibiting practices related to sexual “grooming.” Sometimes, these statutes come under criticism for ambiguity—it is not always clear when acts that encourage a minor to put faith in an adult are done with innocent intent or …

The Impact of Title IX on Campus Culture: Successes and Room for Improvement

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 has such an overwhelming impact on college campuses that it is difficult to imagine what campus culture would look like without this landmark legislation. A few simple words embedded in the U.S. Code have been expanded by regulations and embellished by interpretation to affect everything from academic …

Guidelines for Keeping Coaches Out of Sexual Harassment Trouble

It would be difficult to overestimate the impact that allegations of Title IX sexual harassment have had on sports in general and women’s sports in particular. Girls and women frequently stop participating or refuse to take advantage of opportunities in the first place due to concerns over sexual harassment. Coaches find their careers at an …

Title IX’s Disappointing Effects on Leadership in Athletics

Provisions in the Education Amendments of 1972, now referred to simply as “Title IX,” were enacted to eliminate gender-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding, which by extension includes almost all colleges and universities as well as public primary and secondary schools. While Title IX affects all aspects of school programming and extracurricular …