What are my options if I have been wrongly suspended or expelled under Title IX?
Title IX was created with the intention of protecting students from sex-based discrimination (which has been interpreted to include sexual harassment and sexual violence) in federally-funded education programs. The reality, though, is that Title... Read More
False Accusations Under Title IX
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in federally-funded education programs. Because the U.S. Department of Education considers sexual harassment and sexual violence to be a form of sex-based... Read More
What’s Wrong with Title IX?
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in federally-funded education programs. Its most visible application is probably in the context of women’s collegiate sports, but the law actually covers... Read More
Can a Mentally Incapacitated Person Consent to Sex?
Consent is a hot topic right now in discussions everywhere about sexual mores and politics. It’s nearly impossible these days to listen in on any conversation about sex—whether it be in an educational institution,... Read More
Can My Title IX Decision be Overturned?
Change is in the air for students accused of sexual assault on campus. While Obama-era policies at the Department of Education (ED) meant a difficult fight for students defending themselves against accusations in university... Read More
Marshall and Sutton Confer with Title IX Defense Attorneys
David Marshall and Aimee Sutton participated in the Fourth Annual Title IX Symposium on campus sexual assault cases in Washington, D.C., March 2018. The full-day event for lawyers focused on sharing strategies for defending accused... Read More
IX Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney for Your Title IX Hearing
If you’re accused of sexual assault on campus, you should carefully consider engaging an attorney to defend you. Let’s consider the reasons. I. There is a lot at stake here. An attorney representing you... Read More
A College Student Accused of Assaulting His Girlfriend
Even with the facts on his side, our client faced an uphill battle against the campus sexual assault accusation made by his unyielding ex. When her attempts to have him removed from campus failed,... Read More
V Things Wrong with Campus Title IX Investigations
Most people think Title IX is something that affects only whether women’s sports programs get funding on par with the men’s program. However, it’s also become an avenue for educational institutions to investigate particular... Read More
Should You Hire an Attorney for a Title IX Hearing?
Facing disciplinary action from a college or university can be a harrowing experience for any student. Not only is your reputation at stake, but also your ability to complete your education. If you have... Read More