When you send your child off to college, the last thing you expect is that they will be accused of sexual misconduct. But it can happen and when it does, the accused often have few protections.
Do you have a kid heading to college? Once he or she arrives on campus, the student will hear a lot from the school administration about Title IX. But there is one thing the school will not emphasize or likely even say: tell your parents if you are a victim of, or are accused of committing, sexual assault. I... Read More
You can tell a lot about a school by how it investigates sexual harassment and Title IX claims. If you are the basketball coach at Georgia Tech and are accused of sexual harassment, the president of the university will retain a specialized team of attorneys from out of state who conduct a thorough investigation of the allegations on the... Read More
Schools beware – you may not be able to hide behind the actions of sexual misconduct investigators when the investigation goes awry. That is the hard lesson handed down by the Georgia Court of Appeals in Agnes Scott College, Inc. v. Hartley, A18A0084. That case involved a charge of sexual assault by one student against another student. The charge was... Read More