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  • Indiana District Court Denies Students’ Challenge to Indiana University’s Vaccine Mandate

    Hundreds of colleges and universities across the country, both public and private, have issued policies requiring students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of the fall semester. In the first court case to address a challenge to a university’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate, the Northern District of Indiana denied a preliminary injunction motion... Continue Reading…
    July 23, 2021
  • Universities Sued for Closing Campuses Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

    As of early this week, nearly 70 class actions have been filed by students against colleges and universities challenging their institutions’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis. The students argue they are entitled to refunds because the institution failed to provide them with all the benefits of an on-campus education for which they paid. These putative... Continue Reading…
    May 13, 2020
  • Universities Sued for Closing Campuses Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

    As of early this week, nearly 70 class actions have been filed by students against colleges and universities challenging their institutions’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis. The students argue they are entitled to refunds because the institution failed to provide them with all the benefits of an on-campus education for which they paid. These putative...… Continue Reading
    May 13, 2020
  • State Legislators React to Proposed Federal Title IX Regulations with State Law Proposals

    While colleges, universities and educational professionals await the Department of Education’s (DOE) proposed new Title IX regulations, which will dictate a revised process by which allegations of sexual misconduct must be handled, the state legislatures in Missouri and Arizona are currently considering legislation that would adopt many of Secretary DeVos’s anticipated regulatory modifications. Click here...… Continue Reading The post State Legislators React to Proposed Federal Title IX Regulations with State Law Proposals appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
    February 5, 2019
  • New Sexual Violence Prevention Education Policy Adopted by National Collegiate Athletic Association

    Coaches, athletics administrators, and student-athletes must be educated in sexual violence prevention under a policy adopted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors on August 8, 2017. The new policy provides that annually, every member institution’s president or chancellor, athletic director, and Title IX coordinator will be required to attest that the...… Continue Reading The post New Sexual Violence Prevention Education Policy Adopted by National Collegiate Athletic Association appeared first on Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Blog.
    August 14, 2017