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The world, it is a-changin’: CA Supreme Court Adopts Section 40 of 3d. Restatement of Torts

Yesterday, the CA Supreme Court adopted Section 40 of the Restatement (3d) of Torts, which creates a durable special relationship between students and schools. The case is here: http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/S230568.PDF This case is the result of changes to the Restatement of … Continue reading

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Never Mind the Facts, FIRE. Colleges Aren’t Perfect, but They Aren’t as Vile as You Say

By: Brett A. Sokolow, Esq. (the opinions in this blog post are my own, and do not represent official policy or positions of ATIXA or The NCHERM Group, LLC) So, FIRE has a new attack-blogger. Someone named Susan Kruth. Rhymes … Continue reading

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One Response to Congressional Task Force Roundtable

FIRE (and other groups, include the ABA Task Force) have repeatedly attacked the preponderance standard because although it is the civil standard, the campus and school resolution process lacks many of the other procedural protections that civil trials have, which … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed quotes Sokolow on response to DeVos press conference

Administrators were “irate” in the wake of DeVos’s comments Thursday, and most don’t have a willingness to change http://ow.ly/l7O030f0EoI

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Official press release on ATIXA Response

Official press release on ATIXA Response to DeVos http://ow.ly/omG830f0wfP

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ATIXA issues response to DeVos press conference

ATIXA issues response to DeVos press conference http://ow.ly/KWhl30eZATw

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Sokolow quoted in USA Today on DeVos announcement

A cultural shift [has] already taken place, a rollback of sub-regulatory guidance doesn’t change fundamentals http://ow.ly/ZWB130eZwun

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