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Professor Oliveri writes about new Title IX rules in Ms. Magazine

Professor Rigel Oliveri recently co-authored with Professor Carrie N. Baker a piece in Ms. Magazine, “How Some Universities are Bypassing Trump’s New Title IX Rules.” The article examines the Trump administration’s new Title IX regulations rolling back protections for survivors of sexual harassment and assault at schools and universities that went into effect Friday, August 14. The article looks at changes…

Professor Trachtenberg to publish article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers”

Professor Ben Trachtenberg will publish an article on “Hiring and Training Competent Title IX Hearing Officers” in the Missouri Law Review. The current version is available online at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3663503 In the article, Professor Trachtenberg argues that “American colleges and universities are not ready to comply with new Title IX regulations concerning campus hearings” which go into effect in August 2020. He suggests…

Professor Trachtenberg Comments About University Title IX Procedures

Professor Ben Trachtenberg was quoted in Mother Jones about two pending Missouri bills related to university Title IX procedures. “We can take racial justice seriously without abandoning sexual assault victims,” he said. The article refers to Professor Trachtenberg’s 2017 law review article about possible racial bias in university student discipline. Professor Trachtenberg also recently published an op-ed about Title IX…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at UNLV on Higher Education Leadership

On March 28, Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke at the UNLV School of Law on “Higher Education Leadership During Rapid Legal Change,” presenting his research on the legal environment in which American colleges and universities operate. He spoke along with Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, who is president emeritus at the George Washington University. Their presentation touched upon topics including university admissions, Title…

Professor Abrams: “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue”

In his latest column on the sports blog www.askcoachwolff.com, “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue,” Professor Doug Abrams writes that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 encourages development of positive attitudes about gender equity by enabling girls and boys to cooperate and respect one another in sports programs. Professor Abrams…

Professor Abrams: Title IX Is “One of Congress’ Most Significant Recent Contributions to Public Health”

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written more than 200 articles on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. His latest article, “Title IX’s Impact on Youth Sports: A Giant Step Toward a Healthier Nation” concerns the positive nationwide impact of Title IX on gender equity in school and community sports leagues. Professor Abrams writes, “By dramatically…

Professor Trachtenberg Presents Research About Racial Disparities in Student Discipline

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on March 19 at The George Washington University’s School of Public Policy & Public Administration, presenting on his research related to racial disparities in college and university student discipline. “How University Title IX Enforcement and Other Discipline Processes (Probably) Discriminate Against Minority Students” appears at 18 Nevada Law Journal 107 (Fall 2017). The article discusses how unlike elementary…

Nevada Law Journal to Publish Professor Trachtenberg’s Article on Race and Campus Discipline

Professor Ben Trachtenberg wrote an article on race and campus discipline that will appear in the Nevada Law Journal in 2018. The article, which is available online in draft form, argues that university discipline procedures likely discriminate against minority students and that increasingly muscular Title IX enforcement — launched with the best of intentions in response to real problems —…

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Would Benefit From More Women Coaches

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. In his latest column, he notes that women comprise only 13 percent of youth soccer coaches nationwide and only six percent of youth baseball coaches. Many youth leaguers finish their playing days without ever having a female coach. Professor…