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The Assault On Campus Assault: The Conflicts Between Local Law Enforcement, Ferpa, And Title Ix, Emma B. Bolla May 2019

The Assault On Campus Assault: The Conflicts Between Local Law Enforcement, Ferpa, And Title Ix, Emma B. Bolla

Boston College Law Review

Controversies on college campuses nationwide have led to widespread calls to reform the investigative process of campus sexual assault cases. A total abandonment of the Title IX system would leave victims with few options for justice, but investigations by both universities and local law enforcement can lead to conflicts that are often not addressed in policy discussions about Title IX. This Note explores the Title IX and criminal systems for handling campus sexual assault. It then examines the conflicts created by federal law under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and Title IX for the effective policing of ...


Procedural Due Process And Hearsay Evidence In Section 8 Housing Voucher Termination Hearings, Margaretta E. Homsey Mar 2010

Procedural Due Process And Hearsay Evidence In Section 8 Housing Voucher Termination Hearings, Margaretta E. Homsey

Boston College Law Review

The federal Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides critical housing subsidy assistance to over two million low-income families in the United States. Each year some of these families have their Section 8 voucher assistance terminated based solely on uncorroborated hearsay evidence relied on by local public housing authorities to prove various program violations. State and federal courts have reached differing conclusions as to whether these terminations violate families’ procedural due process rights under the Fourteenth Amendment and federal regulations governing the program. This Note argues that terminations based solely on hearsay evidence violate procedural due process and the federal ...


Justice Brennan's Use Of Scientific And Empirical Evidence In Constitutional And Administrative Law, Dean M. Hashimoto Jul 1991

Justice Brennan's Use Of Scientific And Empirical Evidence In Constitutional And Administrative Law, Dean M. Hashimoto

Boston College Law Review

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