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Top 10 Misconceptions of Title IX 

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2022/12/15 at 11:14am

Title IX relates to college athletics.  While Title IX’s original purpose when it was enacted in 1972 was mainly to expand women’s access to athletic opportunities in college, its scope has been massively expanded. Today, one of the primary roles of Title IX is to ensure schools equitably adjudicate sexual misconduct complaints.  2. All Title IX victims are female.   The CDC’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010-2012 State Report, released in 2017, indicates the following self-report statistics regarding male victims of sexual abuse:  “Made to penetrate” offenses (wherein a male was forced to penetrate an offender): 1.7 million […]

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Predicted: 8th Circuit and Northern District of Texas Halt Biden Student Loan Forgiveness

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2022/12/01 at 02:57pm

By: Shawn M. Flynn and Jared J. Roberts  In a recent October 2022 Washington Times article, Binnall Law Group correctly predicted that federal courts would halt the Biden Student Loan Forgiveness plan. Specifically, the article argued that courts should be skeptical of the plan because it is a major question, requiring the approval of Congress rather than authorization solely by the Secretary of Education. The Major Questions Doctrine, developed over the last several decades by the Supreme Court, requires that Congress approve of agency actions of vast political or economic significance. The article argued that the student loan forgiveness plan implicates […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Title IX

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2022/12/01 at 02:55pm

DO review the Notice of Investigation thoroughly, paying particular attention to the date(s) and potential policy violation(s). DON’T contact the Complainant. This could expose you to a no-contact order violation and is NEVER a good idea. DO read your school’s policy, paying particular attention to your school’s Title IX procedures as well as the applicable definitions or descriptions of the alleged policy violations. DON’T contact witnesses yourself. Have your advisor or private investigator contact witnesses. If you are unable to afford a hired advisor or private investigator and must contact witnesses yourself, DON’T discuss the facts with them. Keep the […]

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Binnall Law Group: Brand Story by Jesse Binnall

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2022/12/01 at 07:01am

I’m Jesse Binnall, Founder and Partner at Binnall Law Group. I’d like to share how I started a law firm focused on justice and client experience.  We are lawyers. But we’re more than that. We do not look for easy wins. We want the hard battles to fight. We have the best lawyers and a fantastic support team working behind the scenes. We take into account the goals and specific needs of each client and create a plan for victory. Every client gets a unique experience tailored to their needs. We fight like hell for victory. We know that when […]

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