Fighting For Important Causes In State And Federal Courts

What Are Some Examples of Civil Rights Violations?

People often discuss civil rights as some concrete set of values and core principles that everyone must follow.  While there may be many human rights that we all share, whether a violation of those rights is illegal or not depends on the laws in place.  Each...

How Does Title IX Protect Professors?

Professors at universities and colleges throughout the country are protected from sex discrimination under Title IX.  Other civil rights legislation, like Title VII, might also help protect them from employment discrimination, but Title IX’s far-reaching...

How Long Do I Have to Sue for Sexual Abuse in New York State Now?

New York State’s sexual abuse laws have changed since the beginning of 2019.  Today, victims have opportunities to file claims against their abusers and seek justice for the abuse they faced – but some of these extended deadlines may run out if you...

How is Title IX Enforced?

Title IX protects students and others involved in education around the country from sex and gender discrimination.  Like most laws, Title IX’s rules would be nearly ineffective without proper administration and enforcement.  Title IX enforcement...

Does Title IX Apply to Harassment on a College Campus?

“Harassment,” in general, refers to intimidating or threatening behavior or pressure.  If this pressure is based on the victim’s sex, then the resulting sexual harassment squarely involves treating someone differently because of their sex. ...
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