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$243 Million Settlement Reached for 200 UCLA Sexual Assault Survivors

After more than 200 sexual assault survivors came forward with similar allegations, the University of California system reached a $243.6 million settlement. Plaintiffs claimed they were sexually abused by former UCLA gynecologist Dr. James Heaps. Heaps worked at the university in the student health center for several decades before he was arrested in June 2019. He [...]

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$1.6 Million Title IX Settlement Reached with San Jose State University

In a landmark settlement with San Jose State University (SJSU), the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California recently announced a $1.6 million agreement to resolve years of Title IX violations at the school. The violations included failure to properly respond to female athletes’ reports of [...]

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New Legislation Introduced to End Forced Arbitration in Sexual Assault Cases

The Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) has been around for decades, but one of the consequences of the #MeToo movement has been a widespread recognition that allowing employers to force survivors of sexual assault and harassment into arbitration is a real problem. Not only do arbitration agreements serve to silence survivors, but they also permit employers [...]

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Allegheny College Reaches Settlement with Student in Title IX Case

Following mediation, sexual assault claims against Allegheny College were settled last month in a Pennsylvania court. The lawsuit was filed by a female former Allegheny football player who alleged Title IX violations, as well as negligence and emotional, physical, and mental distress, after she received unwanted sexual advances during practice by another player. According the [...]

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Five Plaintiffs Join Sexual Assault Case Against Eastern Michigan University

A total of 24 individuals have joined a Title IX lawsuit against Eastern Michigan University, alleging Title IX violations related to several sexual assaults at the school. The newest plaintiffs filing in the September 2021 case include four women and one man. Plaintiffs allege that the school failed to act on multiple assaults that occurred [...]

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