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The Warping of Title IX: How Title IX has been Weaponized, Contrary to its Intended Purpose, Since its Passing 50 Years Ago

In The NewsTitle IX By Binnall Law Group - 2022/06/27 at 10:58am

By: Ben North and Eamon McCarthy Earls This week marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Enacted as a follow up to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX was intended to prevent sex discrimination in federally funded education programs. Senator Birch Bayh, one of the primary proponents of the bill, said that Title IX was intended to “close [a] loophole” left by the Civil Rights Act.  Title IX is well known for its huge impact on sports, requiring high schools, colleges, and universities to invest in women’s sports teams and support women athletes […]

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Unveiling the Truth: How the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Trial Underscores the Importance of the 2020 Title IX Regulations

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2022/06/09 at 10:23am

By: Lindsay R. McKasson and Jared J. Roberts The riveting trial of Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard has come to an end with the Pirates of the Caribbean star victorious to a tune of $15 million. As most anyone with a social media account likely knows, Johnny Depp sued Amber Heard for defamation in Virginia’s Fairfax County Circuit Court. At issue was a 2018 op-ed Ms. Heard published in The Washington Post (titled “Amber Heard: I spoke up against sexual violence and felt our culture’s wrath. That has to change.”). Mr. Depp claimed the article cost him multiple job opportunities […]

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