Tag:Title IX

  • Shifting interpretation of Title IX demands action from lawmakers

    Title IX isn’t about discrimination based on gender. Title IX protects individuals from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. Title IX states simply that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be…

  • Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, except college students

    College students are fighting an uphill battle when defending themselves against accusations. Today, students accused of misconduct are subjected to long and invasive investigations   without the right to legal representation, to question witnesses, or to be presumed innocent until proven guilty — all basic due process procedures to which every student should be entitled. …

  • Wallace: H.B. 2 repeal has not ended legal battles

    Repeal of House Bill 2 closed one chapter in the culture war. But a federal civil rights case spawned by the so-called bathroom bill is likely to go forward, said Campbell University constitutional law professor Greg Wallace. UNC-Chapel Hill student Joaquin Carcano, UNC-Greensboro student…

  • Sessions’ move may signal end to H.B. 2 lawsuits

    As attorney general, Roy Cooper refused to defend North Carolina in a lawsuit challenging House Bill 2. He used the so-called bathroom law passed by the General Assembly as a rhetorical weapon in his successful campaign against incumbent Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. As governor, Cooper may soon…

  • Academics: DOJ Claims of H.B. 2 Discrimination A Legal Stretch

    The Obama administration is treading on thin legal ice in its effort to get Gov. Pat McCrory and the UNC system to eliminate the bathroom privacy provisions spelled out in House Bill 2, a Campbell University law professor says. On Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department sent a letter to state…

  • Women’s Group Against Title IX Change

    CHAPEL HILL — A group of female college administrators has begun a grassroots effort to overturn a recent Title IX clarification that makes it easier for college and universities to comply with Title IX regulations regarding athletics. According to NCAA News, the National Association of Collegiate Women’s Athletics Administrators has…

  • Feds Clarify Law on College Sports

    RALEIGH — After a federal commission urged changes to how the government enforces Title IX, part of a federal law that seeks to ensure equal treatment in academia, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights issued a new "clarification" of OCR’s policies to determine compliance with the measure. On…