Student Sexual Misconduct Posts
U.S. Department of Education Proposes New Title IX Regulations
The Biden Administration’s Department of Education issued a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on June 23, 2022 intended to overhaul the Trump Administration’s May 2020 Title IX regulations. A Department-prepared Fact Sheet and Chart summarize the proposed regulations.
Designing Informal Mechanisms for Claims of Campus Sexual Misconduct
This article provides ten guidelines for developing informal mechanisms for sexual misconduct claims using a “dispute systems design” (DSD) analytical framework: an interest-based design process that includes the expected users of the system as a means to ensure the system meets the needs of those who will be using it.
Project Updates from the 2022 ALI Annual Meeting
Learn more about the actions taken at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting, held last month, where the membership met to discuss and vote on twelve ALI project drafts.
ALI’s Student Sexual Misconduct Black Letter Now Available
At ALI’s 2022 Annual Meeting, members of The American Law Institute voted to approve Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities. The black letter of the project has been revised according to the discussion at the Meeting* and is now available for download.
ALI Membership Approves Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities
ALI members voted at The American Law Institute’s Annual Meeting to approve Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Frameworks for Colleges and Universities.
January 2022 Council Meeting Updates
At its meeting on January 20 and 21, 2022, the ALI Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of nine projects.
October 2021 Council Meeting Updates
At its meeting on October 21 and 22, 2021, the Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts and approved drafts and portions of drafts.
Rape Exceptionalism Returns to California: Institutionalizing a Credibility Discount for College Students Reporting Sexual Misconduct
This Article focuses on a 2019 California appellate opinion that required most public and private colleges in the state to rewrite their procedures for campus sexual misconduct adjudications.
October 2020 Council Meeting Updates
At its meetings on October 13 and October 22-23, 2020, the Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of seven projects and approved drafts and portions of drafts.
Principles of the Law, Student Sexual Misconduct Referenced in CA Court of Appeals Dissent
In Boermeester v. Carry, a case involving former USC kicker Matt Boermeester who was expelled from the university in 2017 because of an intimate partner violence charge, the California Court of Appeal found that USC did not provide “a meaningful opportunity to cross-examine critical witnesses at an in-person hearing” as recognized under the new Title IX regulations.