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1. Deadline Approaching Quickly for Schools to Update Title IX Policies

The Department of Education released the long awaited Title IX regulations focusing on sexual misconduct on May 6.  The regulations were initially proposed in November, 2018.  It is the first time that the Department has issued regulations dealing with sexual harassment or sexual assault.  Previously, the Department has issued Dear Colleague letters setting forth guidance to covered entities.

The August 14, 2020 effective date gives institutions only three months to make necessary changes to their existing policies and procedures at a time when most are devoting huge amounts of time and resources to COVID-19. Most institutions will have to make significant changes to existing policies and procedures.


Tags: Title IX, Department of Education
By Peter Goplerud, Counsel, Spence Fane LLP
2. Title IX Regulations Issued By The U.S. Department Of Education: Implications for Educational Institutions

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education issued its long-awaited Title IX regulations (hereinafter referred to as “the Final Rule”), impacting the potential liability of educational institutions in terms of their response to allegations of sexual harassment and implementing new criteria relating to due process and other concerns.  Educational institutions must ensure they are in compliance with the new requirements by August 14, 2020, at which point the Final Rule will have the force of law.

Tags: Title IX, The Final Rule
By Deborah J. Daniels and Elizabeth M. Roberson
3. Analysis: Can Ohio State Fire Urban Meyer For Cause?

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has come under fire for his handling of domestic violence and stalking allegations against his former assistant coach. Under his contract, Meyer could be fired for cause and face other legal consequences for his role in this growing scandal.

Tags: Urban Meyer, Ohio State, Zach Smith, Courtney Smith, Brett McMurphy, Contracts, NCAA, Title IX, for cause, sexual misconduct
4. Sports Law Development of the Week: Keith Humphery's Title IX Lawsuit Against Michigan State

Former Michigan State football player Keith Mumphery has sued the school over its handling of the sexual misconduct claims against him, claiming it violated his due process right and protections under Title IX.

Tags: Title IX, Michigan State, Keith Mumphery, Houston Texans, NFL, sexual misconduct, Dear Colleague Letter, due process

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