Liability for Student Sexual Assault: UE's Claims Say OCR and Title IX Are Not the Biggest Dangers

UE claims show the source of most institutional liability for student sexual assault is not enforcement action by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), but litigation initiated by students--especially when it is based on claims of negligence and breach of contract. Institutions should not relax their vigilance about campus sexual assault on an assumption that the new administration may withdraw or ignore prior OCR guidance on this topic. Read our Insights blog to learn more.

Accommodating Students With Disabilities in the Title IX Process

Colleges and universities are obligated to consider and appropriately respond to requests for disability accommodations during Title IX-related allegations of sexual violence—specifically during the investigation, adjudication, and when providing interim measures. Read Insights for considerations on how institution policies should address and respond to these requests; practical considerations in evaluating requests and providing accommodations; and potential due process issues.

Webinar: Use of Force by Campus Police: Risk Management Lessons

This webinar focuses on the use of force by campus police, a growing concern for many risk managers. Listen in as John Graff, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP and Chief John Cox, Purdue University Police Department address use of force policies, new technology and best practices, and the education and training of officers.

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