3-13-20 Charting the Uncharted

Charting the Uncharted: Addressing Changes To Investigations and Adjudications During Campus Closures and Times of Social Distancing

Thank you for your interest in our webinar series. Because of a WebEx outage, we have recorded the second webinar in the series, originally scheduled for March 23, 2020, and have made it available at the following link.

2nd Webinar - March 23,2020

We have also included resources discussed in the webinars:
Further Resources:
National Victims’ Services Resources:
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    1-800-799-SAFE (7233); 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)
    Staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and   information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling.
    Text: Text  LOVEIS to 22522
    Chat:  thehotline.org
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
    1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
    Chat:  https://www.rainn.org/get-help
  • Department of Defense Safe Helpline (Service Members)
    Website:  https://safehelpline.org/
    202-540-5962 (For those unable to call toll-free or DSN)
  • Support Group Chatroom:  SafeHelpRoom.org
    Safe HelpRoom is a group chat service that allows survivors of sexual assault in the military to connect with, and support one another in a moderated and secure online environment.  Safe HelpRoom discussions have a moderator who can provide referrals and help keep the conversation focused on survivors' needs as well as a reviewer who ensures all participants adhere to the Ground Rules.
Cases Referenced: 
  • Doe v. Baum, 903 F.3d 575, 583 (6th Cir. 2018) 
  • Doe v. Univ. of Cincinnati, 872 F.3d 393, 406 (6th Cir. 2017) 
  • Doe v. Allee, 30 Cal. App. 5th 1036, 1066 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019) 
  • Doe v. Westmont Coll., 34 Cal. App. 5th 622, 635 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019), reh'g denied (May 17, 2019)  
  • Dixon v. Alabama, 294 F.2d 150 (5th Cir 1961) 
  • Regents of Univ. of California v. Superior Court, 413 P.3d 656 (Cal. 2018). 
  • Nguyen v. Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., 479 Mass. 436, 453 (2018) 
  • Munn v. Hotchkiss Sch., 326 Conn. 540 (Conn. 2017) 
  • Feminist Majority Foundation v. Hurley, 911 F.3d 674 (4th Cir. 2018)

Some folks asked about the Casebook. Here is a brief video we prepared for our members that briefly describes the Casebook and what it does: https://suny.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/suny/recording/playback/9dae2ddb2835442fa41e9fec50623607

Additionally, two higher ed law firms published useful articles about investigations during this time. We are sharing them here with the permission of the authors: 

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