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Title IX Burden of Proof in the Wake of the 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter”

Title IX By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2019/12/20 at 09:57pm

If you or a loved one has been accused of Title IX sexual misconduct, then this could lead to an investigation that could lead to significant negative ramifications — not only could there be academic penalties that include expulsion, but you could be forever-gained with the label of a sex offender in your community (despite your innocence) due to the loose standards and procedures typical of a Title IX dispute. For the most part, Title IX investigations did not lead to particularly egregious outcomes until 2011, when the Obama Administration released the “Dear Colleague Letter,” which served as new guidance […]

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