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Jenner & Block: More Progress From DHS On Security Plan Approvals

As previously reported on July 2, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to make progress in managing its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. The CFATS program identifies and regulates high-risk chemical facilities to ensure they have security measures in place...

Department of Education Proposes New Campus Safety Rules

The U.S. Department of Education has proposed a new rule implementing changes to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) under the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 . Colleges and universities would be subject to several new requirements...

Ohio High Court Rules College Police Departments Subject to Public Records Act

In a 4 to 3 decision , the Ohio Supreme Court, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], has ruled that private-college police departments are subject to Ohio’s open-records law, codified for purposes of Ohio Revised Code 149.43, [subscribers can...

Deadline Approaching for Compliance with Clery Act Changes

Every college should be reviewing guidance recently released by the Federal Student Aid (FSA) office. The guidance addresses recent and significant changes to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Since every college must comply with the Clery...