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

In The NewsTitle IX 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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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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