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How the New Title IX Rules Will Impact the Definition of Sexual Harassment

Title IX By Harvey Binnall PLLC - 2020/08/31 at 12:53pm

Title IX sexual misconduct and harassment claims have come under substantial scrutiny over the past decade, with various attempts to impose clear and reasonable guidance for educational institutions to enforce said claims.  On August 14, 2020, new rules came into effect that will alter the enforcement of Title IX sexual harassment claims significantly. At a glance, the new Title IX rules for sexual harassment give greater protection to the accused, who have — since the Obama-era rules changes — been subjected to many disadvantages in Title IX proceedings. Though it is not clear how these will be precisely implemented “in […]

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