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TEMPE – The Title IX and Student Misconduct Defense firm, Parisi, Coan & Saccocio, PLLC is proud to announce its new office location in Tempe, AZ. The Tempe office will help better serve clients in the area needing experienced attorney ... Continue Reading
Often overlooked by both Title IX Coordinators and advisors for respondents, Informal Resolution is a valuable part of most schools’ Title IX process and should be requested and pursued at the earliest possible time. Being charged with a Title IX ... Continue Reading
Clery Act, Title IX, Title IX Guidances
  In what is arguably one of the most significant decisions ever in the context of Title IX student disciplinary procedure law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee) has held that ... Continue Reading
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In a clash between advocates of  liberal construction of the North Carolina Public Records Act (“NCPRA”), and those advocating privacy for individual student disciplinary records, the advocates for liberal construction, and hence the disclosure of previously private student disciplinary records, ... Continue Reading
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Among the many questions a student facing a Title IX /Clery Act /VAWA sexual assault or intimate partner violence misconduct charge is the question: “Who is my adjudicator?” It is a critical question and one that is sometimes overlooked because ... Continue Reading
Clery Act, Title IX  
Sometimes lost in the discussion of the statutes, acts and regulations that govern Title IX/Clery Act/VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) campus sexual assault investigations and adjudications is a consideration of the cultural forces at work on campus and in society ... Continue Reading
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Tonic Immobility is a term used to describe a state of apparent involuntary immobility or paralysis, observed in certain animals. In certain species of sharks, it is speculated that it is associated with mating. With other animals it may occur ... Continue Reading
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According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, “bullying” is defined as:   “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has potential to be ... Continue Reading
Bullying and Student Peer to Peer Harassment, Civil Rights  
In the September 2017 Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct guidance, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) made an important, if not obvious statement:   “In every investigation conducted under the school’s grievance procedures, the burden ... Continue Reading
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There have been some interesting developments following the Department of Education’s  Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) September 22, 2017 withdrawal of two Obama era OCR guidances, including the controversial April 4, 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter”.  Predictably, those who favored the ... Continue Reading
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