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Monthly Archives: October 2021

Suing a College for Unfair Campus Disciplinary Proceedings: Observations from a Student Defense Lawyer

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/10/29 at 01:16pm

Most students spend considerable time reviewing colleges before choosing the place to invest in their education. Then they commit tremendous amounts of money and effort into succeeding at the school’s program.  When the school lets them down by treating them unfairly during campus disciplinary measures, it hurts financially and emotionally. Once they’ve exhausted administrative remedies in an attempt to right the wrongs, what comes next? Should they file a lawsuit? An experienced student defense lawyer discusses the factors to consider before suing a college for unfair campus disciplinary proceedings related to Title IX, sexual misconduct, or other allegations.   Students Need […]

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Is a Binding Arbitration Clause Really Binding in Virginia? An Alexandria Business Dispute Attorney Weighs In

Business and Commercial Disputes By Binnall Law Group - 2021/10/22 at 01:04pm

Binding arbitration clauses are standard boilerplate language in many Virginia contracts. Unfortunately, most people skip over them. Some figure that they have no choice but to agree to the clause, while others assume arbitration will provide a fair, low-cost option for resolving a dispute.  These assumptions often prove incorrect. Arbitration proceedings can work to your disadvantage, so there are situations where it makes sense to negotiate to have a binding arbitration clause revised or removed.  But what if it’s too late and you’ve already signed a binding arbitration clause? How binding is it? An Alexandria business dispute attorney reviews statutory […]

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Suspended or Expelled in a Title IX Campus Disciplinary Proceeding: Now What?

Title IX By Binnall Law Group - 2021/10/15 at 12:51pm

Being suspended or expelled after a Title IX campus disciplinary proceeding can be devastating in both the short term and the long term. If you are facing disciplinary proceedings that have not yet concluded, you owe it to yourself to present the best defense you can.  If the disciplinary board has already issued a judgment against you, it is important to take a strategic approach to your immediate actions as you pursue longer-term goals. In either situation, assistance from an experienced Title IX defense attorney could help you reach a positive outcome after your ordeal.  Be Certain that You Have […]

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