Title IX News
NFL investigating allegation that Jameis Winston groped female Uber driver; QB says 'accusation is false'
The NFL is investigating an allegation that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in March 2016. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Darlington that the "allegation was shared with the NFL and we have reached out to Uber to request any
Parents sue Oregon school district over transgender policy
Parents at a rural Oregon school high school have filed a federal lawsuit against the school district alleging its policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom violates the civil rights of the rest of the students
Teen fights for right to dance competitively in Minnesota after being banned from competition
Kaiden Johnson has been dancing since he was 5 years old. Now a sophomore at Superior High School in Wisconsin, Kaiden competes on the dance team. “When I started dancing I knew it was something I really wanted to pursue,” Kaiden, now 15, says in a video posted to Pacific Legal Foundation’s YouTube
Boy banned from high school dance competition in Minnesota
Attorneys for a Wisconsin boy who wants to compete with his high school dance team have filed a federal civil rights complaint after the Minnesota State High School League barred him from championship competition
Butch Jones out as Tennessee's football coach
Tennessee fires football coach Butch Jones with Vols winless in SEC competition
Concerns about ex-coach Clint Myers, son also raised at ASU
Former Auburn head softball coach Clint Myers, who left the program in August amid allegations his son and assistant coach Corey Myers engaged in inappropriate behavior with players, was reprimanded in his previous job as head coach at Arizona State University for issues involving Corey as well,
Woman reaches financial settlement with Baylor over lawsuit
A woman who filed a federal Title IX lawsuit against Baylor University in January, in which she said former Bears football players Tre'Von Armstead and Myke Chatman sexually assaulted her, reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the university on Tuesday, one of her attorneys told ESPN.
Trump admin. ends Obama-era policy on campus sexual assault
Following months of controversy, the Education Department said it would end Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assaults today. In a "dear colleague" letter , released in 2011, the Obama administration instructed schools to use a "preponderance of evidence" standard, rather than the more stringent
Trojans' expulsion of kicker Matt Boermeester stayed by L.A. judge
Former USC Trojans kicker Matt Boermeester's request to stay his expulsion from the university was granted in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, but he is still banned from campus and cannot re-enroll in classes this semester, according to the Southern California News Group. A trial on his
Campus rape policy under review by the Trump administration
In another example of the Trump administration unwinding Obama-era policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday that the department will begin the process of updating guidance for Title IX sexual assault investigations.