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Ballard Spahr LLP
Vassar College Prevails in Respondent’s Title IX Lawsuit

By Olabisi L. Okubadejo, Marjorie J. Peerce, and Carolyn A. Pellegrini A judge in the Southern District of New York recently granted summary judgment to Vassar College in a case brought by a former student accused of sexual assault, [ enhanced version...

Randy J. Maniloff
Insurance Drones: The Headline That Should Have Many Of Us Up In Arms

Everywhere you turn these days the talk is drones, drones, drones. They supposedly have a million and one uses, including, we’re told, by Amazon for the delivery of packages. I’m dubious that Amazon will ever be dropping books from the sky...

Ballard Spahr LLP
White House Issues Student Aid Bill of Rights

A Presidential Memorandum titled the "Student Aid Bill of Rights," issued by President Obama, calls for the creation of a new complaint system for federal student loans. This proposal is likely to result in significant changes to the servicing...

Williams Mullen
White House Memo Will Impact How Federal Contractors Can Use Drones

By Kevin D. Pomfret , Robert E. Korroch & Anthony H. Anikeeff There has been a great deal written about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) recent release of proposed regulations concerning the commercial use of Unmanned...

Real Law Editorial Team
This Is Real Law: The Power of Knowledge: Publishing Legal Information to Support Women’s Rights

In a recent article, The Huffington Post challenged its readers with a simple test. It consisted of viewing three videos on YouTube. “Watch these,” wrote Morra Aarons-Mele , founder of Women Online , “and consider how you feel about...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Department of Education Releases Updated Guidance for Title IX Compliance

On April 24, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued a “guidance package” to further assist educational institutions in understanding their Title IX obligations. The package consisted...