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DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN LIGHT OF THE SUPREME COURT’S AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OPINION

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2024/01/29 at 05:19pm

 By: Ben North It is now common knowledge that on June 29, 2023, the Supreme Court outlawed affirmative action in college admissions, insofar as it held that race preferencing for the purposes of increasing “diversity” violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Right Act. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard Coll., 143 S. Ct. 2141 (2023). The Court ruled that colleges and universities could not sufficiently justify preferencing certain races over others, by any interest in increasing the “diversity” of the student body or by remedying generalized […]

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How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Title IX Case

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2023/08/29 at 01:22pm

If you’ve been falsely accused of a crime or any morally reprehensible behavior, it is incredibly isolating. In almost any other tragedy that occurs in your life, you can talk about it with family and friends, knowing that ultimately, your family and friends will want to support you. But being falsely accused is different – it feels like anyone you tell will respond with skepticism and suspicion rather than the support that you need. At this time in your life you need to think carefully about to whom you disclose your situation to, something you’ll likely feel instinctively. Although you […]

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What’s the Difference in the Title IX Process Between Private and Public Schools?

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2023/08/03 at 01:48pm

By: Ben North  Whether a school is public or private, on its own, has no bearing on the jurisdiction of Title IX. Title IX cases can occur at any public or private academic institution that receives funding from the federal government, including both universities and K-12 schools. So, if you’re reading this and already a party to a Title IX case, you likely do not need to worry or consider whether the school has jurisdiction under Title IX; if the school was not subject to Title IX, it would likely not enforce a Title IX policy.   DIFFERENT SCHOOLS CONDUCT […]

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STUDENTS’ RIGHTS: DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN LIGHT OF THE SUPREME COURT’S AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OPINION

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2023/08/03 at 01:41pm

It is now common knowledge that on June 29, 2023, the Supreme Court outlawed affirmative action in college admissions, insofar as it held that race preferencing for the purposes of increasing “diversity” violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and Title VI of the Civil Right Act. Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard Coll., 143 S. Ct. 2141 (2023). The Court ruled that colleges and universities could not sufficiently justify preferencing certain races over others, by any interest in increasing the “diversity” of the student body or by remedying generalized societal discrimination. While […]

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