Title IX Education and Employment Law Blog

OCR Issues New Guidance on Sexual Harassment

By: Adria Lynn Silva on July 24, 2021   Title IX’s implementing regulations were revised nearly a year ago on August 14, 2020. The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR)- the agency responsible for interpreting and enforcing Title IX- issued Questions and Answers on the Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment (July 20, … Read more

Eleventh Circuit Update Transgender Bathroom

By: Adria Lynn Silva on July 24, 2021   In Adams v. School Board of St. Johns County, Florida, the Eleventh Circuit, vacating and revising an earlier decision in Adams ex rel. Kasper v. School Board of St. Johns County, 968 F.3d 1286 (11th Cir. 2020), held that School Board violated the student’s rights under … Read more

Speaking Event – Raising the Bar for Workers’ Rights

Attorney Adria Lynn Silva will be speaking at the 2021 NELA Annual Conference on Advanced Topics in Title IX Litigation. She is scheduled to begin her talk on June 25th, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.   NELA 2021: Raising The Bar For Workers’ Rights Virtual Annual Convention June 23–25  

NCAA Not Covered by Title IX

By: Adria Lynn Silva on March 23, 2021   Recently, in the midst of March Madness, the NCAA dropped the ball and provided the women’s tournament with unequal facilities, like weight rooms, as compared to the men’s tournament. A few inquires questioned whether the NCAA’s lack of equal access to training facilities violates Title IX. … Read more