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Department of Education Marks 49th Anniversary of Title IX by Stressing Rights for LGBTQI+ Students

USA - June 23 2021 The U.S. Department of Education marked the 49th anniversary of the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972 by issuing a Dear Educator letter. The…

Carol R. Ashley, Monica H. Khetarpal

Biden’s EO Expands Title IX to Prohibit LGBTQ Discrimination

USA - February 4 2021 The Biden administration’s Executive Order 13988, “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation,”…

Michelle E. Phillips, Joshua D. Whitlock

Department of Education releases new guidance on pregnancy and related conditions

USA - October 10 2022 The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a fact resource on October 4, 2022, reaffirming that Title IX of the…

Carol R. Ashley, Desiree H. Langley, Crystal L. Tyler

Grad-Student Unions One Year after Columbia University: More to Come or a Thing of the Past?

USA - August 23 2017 In August 2016, the National Labor Relations Board reversed longstanding precedent and ruled that students “who have a common-law employment…

Michael R. Bertoncini, Monica H. Khetarpal

U.S. Supreme Court Bars Emotional Distress Damages Under Section 504, Title VI, Title IX, ACA

USA - May 2 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that emotional distress damages are not recoverable in private actions to enforce statutes authorized by the Spending…

Laura A. Ahrens