Dept of Ed Justifies Its Campus Sexual Assault Guidance Letters

In a February 17, 2016 letter the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights responded to Senator James Lankford’s request that DOE-OCR substantiate the legal basis for the sexual assault compliance requirements articulated in OCR’s guidance letters.  I addressed Senator Lankford’s request in a prior article which you can read here. Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for … More Dept of Ed Justifies Its Campus Sexual Assault Guidance Letters

Court Throws Out Criminal Charges Against Penn State Admininstrators

A trio of cases issued by the Superior Court of Pennsylvania highlight the need for corporate counsel to be vigilant in determining when, and how,  to clearly advise corporate employees that they represent the corporation and not them individually. These three cases evolve out of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the criminal indictments that were … More Court Throws Out Criminal Charges Against Penn State Admininstrators