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New Title IX Rules: What Needs to Change Before Back to School This August

School policies and procedures will need to change to comply with the new Title IX rules that take effect on August 1. Most colleges, universities, and K-12 schools start the school year in August, so back to school could be a little different. Certainly, those who work with policies will need to work hard over …

More Than Half the States in the U.S. Sue to Block Expansion of Title IX to Include Gender Identity

The new Title IX regulations set to take effect August 1, 2024, are being met with rejection by the Attorneys General in 26 U.S. states. While the issue is often highlighted in the news as a rejection of protections for LGBTQIA+ students, the expansion of Title IX protections on the basis of sexual orientation does …

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 …

ALERT: NEW TITLE IX RULES ISSUED APRIL 19, 2024

The Biden administration has introduced comprehensive changes to Title IX, aimed at reinstating protections for sexual assault survivors that were rolled back by the Trump administration. The new rules, effective starting August 1, also strengthen protections for pregnant women and LGBTQ students and expand the definition of sex discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender …

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 …