- URSA Team Publishes Paper on Campus Sexual Assault Adjudicationby University Responses to Sexual AssaultURSA researchers Kamaria Porter, Sandra Levitsky, and Elizabeth Armstrong are excited to announce the publication of their paper, Gender Equity and Due Process in Campus Sexual Assault Adjudication Procedures in the Journal of Higher Education.
- URSA PI Sandra Levitsky to co-chair new team to further protect university community from sexual misconductby University Responses to Sexual AssaultMarch 24, 2022 | The University Record The University of Michigan and attorneys representing plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit have agreed to settle claims in the case with the creation of a broadly representative team designed to further protect the university …
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- Here’s how Title IX could change under Biden’s proposed ruleby University Responses to Sexual AssaultThe U.S. Education Department on Thursday released its proposed Title IX regulations, which would reverse many Trump-era policies and restore the pro-victim approach championed by the Obama administration.
- Is Title IX Creating a College Quasi Court?by University Responses to Sexual AssaultAdministrators and legal experts say yes—and that recent regulatory changes have deterred victims from reporting.
- Title IX at 50: How It Changed Congress, Campuses and Sportsby University Responses to Sexual AssaultThe New-York Historical Society looks back on the landmark gender equality legislation and how it transformed women’s access to education, sports and more.
- Ninth Circuit Rules University Not Liable Under Title IX for Football Player’s Off-Campus Assaultby University Responses to Sexual AssaultOn January 25, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court order in Brown v. State of Arizona et al., granting the University of Arizona summary judgment to dismiss Title IX claims asserted against the university by a plaintiff female student.
- Third Circuit Rules Universities May Face Title IX Liability for Sexual Misconduct By Nonstudent Guestsby University Responses to Sexual AssaultOn January 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision in Hall v. Millersville University, holding for the first time that colleges and universities may face damages liability under Title IX for deliberate indifference to known sexual harassment committed by nonstudent guests.