Complaint Procedures

Protecting Civil Rights While Responding to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Statement by Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Eric S. Dreiband In light of the Public Health Emergency concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice is issuing this statement to ensure that victims of illegal discrimination know where to turn when their civil rights are […]

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“How to File an OCR Complaint”

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K-12 DOE Title IX Enforcement Actions Announced – K-12 Appears To Be The First Frontier For DOE’s New Title IX Agenda

Source: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/k-12-doe-title-ix-enforcement-actions-89496/ Citing the alarming statistic that “[t]he number of K-12 sexual harassment and violence complaints filed with OCR is nearly fifteen times greater than it was a decade ago,” U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a new Title IX enforcement initiative aimed at K-12 schools that hopes to lower the “approximately 9,700 instances of sexual […]

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New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint

New Resource on How to File a Title IX Complaint SSAIS collaborated with Dr. Bill Howe to create the guide How to File a Title IX Complaint in K-12 Schools: A Guide for Parents and Guardians. It’s for those wanting to file a complaint regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, sex discrimination, and other violations of state and federal civil […]

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Guide to the College Discipline Process

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/12/prweb14992065.htm Guide Published for College Students and Their Parents Nationwide on Title IX, Sexual Assault, Conduct Code Violations, Due Process and School Discipline Proceedings Duffy Law, LLC, a law firm in Connecticut focusing on the representation of college students across the country, has published a comprehensive guide to help students and parents navigate the fast-changing […]

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