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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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Jason Greaves Selected to 2022 Virginia and DC Rising Stars List

In The News By Binnall Law Group - 2022/05/05 at 03:28pm

Jason Greaves has been selected to the 2022 Virginia and DC Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. […]

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Jesse Binnall Selected to 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers List

In The News By Binnall Law Group - 2022/05/05 at 03:11pm

Partner, Jesse Binnall, has been selected to the 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The […]

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Signals Acceptance of Purdue Standard, in Line with Binnall Law Group’s Amicus Curiae Brief Filed on Behalf of SAVE

In The NewsTitle IX By Binnall Law Group - 2022/04/11 at 05:50pm

By Ben North  On April 6, 2022, the Fifth Circuit heard oral argument in Van Overdam v. Texas A&M University, case No. 21-20185, in which the student-plaintiff appealed the dismissal of one of his Title IX claims as well as the dismissal of his claims for violations of his right to due process. In October 2021, the Binnall Law Group submitted an amicus curiae brief, on behalf of Stop Abusive and Violent Environments (“SAVE”), in support of the student, arguing for a pro-student change in Title IX law. It appears from the oral argument that the judges were supportive of […]

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