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50 Years After Title IX, Many Sexual Assault Survivors are Still Unheard

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group According to USA TODAY’s investigation “Title IX: Falling short at 50,” U.S. colleges and universities are indeed still falling short of the requirements instituted by Title IX since it was enacted in 1972. Title IX was passed by Congress, designed to protect women from being discriminated [...]

2023-01-30T10:07:19-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|0 Comments

Maryland Bill Proposes Removal of Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Claims

Proposed legislation is finally making headway through Annapolis, as survivors of child sexual abuse bravely make their stories known and call for action.  The bill, known as  Child Victims Act of 2023 (House Bill 1), would eliminate the statue of limitations—or the amount of time someone has to file a claim—on child sex abuse cases. Over the [...]

2023-01-25T11:11:27-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|0 Comments

Title IX Administration Fails Students at Princeton, Brown

By: Cindy Morgan, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group When Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was enacted, it was intended to protect students against sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, at schools and education programs that receive federal funding.  However, over the years, student sexual assault survivors have often experienced [...]

2023-01-06T15:50:40-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Title IX Administration Fails Students at Princeton, Brown

New Law Opens Window for New York Sexual Abuse Survivors to File Their Claims

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group As the recently-enacted New York Adult Survivors Act takes effect, survivors of sexual abuse have a new one-year window to file their claims. The look-back bill became effective in November 2022, and since then, many claims have already been filed. These include cases against high-profile individuals [...]

2023-01-06T15:52:05-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on New Law Opens Window for New York Sexual Abuse Survivors to File Their Claims