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Title IX and Trauma

October 24, 2019

 

The trauma of sexual assault may impact a survivor’s ability to accurately remember events, and a survivor should not be further traumatized by being pushed to remember events or questioned as to his/her credibility. This line of reasoning is an offshoot of what has been termed “trauma

A Circuit Split on Cross-Examination Rights

august 17 , 2019

 

Last week, the First Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a 2018 ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning an accused’s right to cross examine the accuser in Title IX hearings.

The Sixth Circuit ruled in Doe v. Baum, 903 F.3d 575 (6th Cir. 2018) that due process requires

New Title IX Rules and Regulations

march 14, 2019

 

In November of 2018, the Department of Education released its anticipated proposed Title IX rules. Following a formal notice and a 60 day comment period, the Department of Education has over 100,000 comments to now sift through and make its next move. If the rules are finalized as currently written, many

Title IX Team

What: Discusses hypothetical situations implicating various areas of campus; PR concerns and implications to certain actions, and cross-division best practices for effective compliance.

Who: Any employees on campus directly involved in responding to a report of sexual misconduct, relationship violence and/or stalking.