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New Regulations for Title IX – Here’s What to Watch For

The U.S. Department of Education celebrated the 50th anniversary of the signing of Title IX by announcing proposed regulatory changes designed to “restore crucial protections” that were “weakened under previous regulations.” What does this mean for students and staff who want to bring a claim or defend against allegations of wrongdoing? The proposed new regulations …

What are Some Actions That Are Considered Title IX Violations?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 includes broad language that continues to receive even broader interpretation as the years pass. Many students, staff, faculty, and their families are surprised at the range of conduct that is now treated as a Title IX violation. Lawyers for college students see no sign of this trend …

What Does Title 9 Protect Against?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972—simply referred to as “Title 9” by many people–officially protects students and staff from sexual discrimination in educational programs. However, to understand what Title 9 protects against, it is necessary to explore the definitions of discrimination that apply under the statute and associated regulations. An experienced Title 9 …

What’s the Impact of Title IX?

Fifty years ago, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 changed the education environment at colleges and universities throughout the United States. In the intervening years, the interpretations of what it means to provide equal opportunities in education have expanded, sometimes becoming quite nebulous. However, recent guidelines have provided clarification, including due process protections …