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Title IX Blog

An interdisciplinary resource for news, legal developments, commentary, and scholarship about Title IX, the federal statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded schools.

UTexas learning from others' mistakes?
Two University of Texas football players were arrested this week on various charges related to a June assault of a female student in the UT dorms. The woman reported the assault immediately.Police found text messages between the two men who were trying t...[Read on]
FSU finally addressing sexual assault
In April, I wrote aboutl the expose into the police handling of the investigation into allegations of sexual assault against quarterback Jameis Winston. In that post, I noted the lack of effort on the part of the university to address the issues, seek acc...[Read on]
UConn settles lawsuit
Late last week the University of Connecticut announced it had settled the lawsuit brought by five current and former female students. The women were accusing the university of mishandling their respective sexual assault cases. The $1.3 million settlement ...[Read on]
George Fox updates transgender policy
After being granted a religious exemption that allows the university to not house transgender students based on their gender identity, the school has updated its policy as it relates to this issue. As Erin noted the other day, the exemption itself is a li...[Read on]
George Fox University's Religious Exemptions From Title IX Compliance
George Fox University is a Christian institution in Oregon that was founded on Quaker principles.  In April, it denied a transgender student named Jayce M. the right to live in on-campus housing consistent with his male gender identity, offering him...[Read on]
Twice accused athlete going to third campus?
The campus sexual assault survey administered by Senator Claire McCaskill's office (more on the survey shortly) found that 22 percent of schools responding said that their athletic departments handle sexual assault accusations against their student-athlet...[Read on]
Lawsuit against University in Denver
A former student at University of Denver is bringing a lawsuit against the school for violating Title IX in the ways they handled her reported sexual assault. The details, provided by the woman, seem--though awful--far less complicated than other cases w...[Read on]
USC announcement inspires complaint
Someone has challenged the University of Southern California's recently announced plan to provide four-year scholarships to football, and men's and women's basketball players. As Erin noted the other day, the disproportionate benefit to male student-athle...[Read on]
What are the Title IX Implications of USC's 4-Year Scholarship Plan?
On Monday, University of Southern California announced that it will offer four-year scholarships to all scholarship athletes in football, men's basketball, and women's basketball.  This modifies the university's existing practice of offering all scho...[Read on]
Investigation Opened at James Madison University
The Department of Education recently opened an investigation into allegations that James Madison University violated Title IX by failing to adequately punish three male students found responsible for sexual assault. The university has reportedly subjected...[Read on]