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Implementing A Uniform Burden Of Proof For Title Ix Coordinators During The Investigation Stage: An Objective And Efficient Approach To Title Ix, Sara Krastins May 2020

Implementing A Uniform Burden Of Proof For Title Ix Coordinators During The Investigation Stage: An Objective And Efficient Approach To Title Ix, Sara Krastins

St. John's Law Review

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Imagine it is 1972. Congress just enacted Title IX of the Education Amendments, and it is signed into law by President Nixon. For the first time in United States history, legislators recognize sex discrimination as a pervasive issue in educational environments. The law is enacted with the purpose of ending sex discrimination in college sports; for the first few years, that is the only purpose Title IX serves.

Gradually, Title IX expands into the realm of sexual and interpersonal violence on college campuses. Yet despite the law’s expansion, compliance with Title IX is neglected. No entity actively monitors schools’ …


Should There Be A Rule Compelling Adr? Follow The Road Where A Thousand Flowers May Grow, Elayne E. Greenberg Jan 2010

Should There Be A Rule Compelling Adr? Follow The Road Where A Thousand Flowers May Grow, Elayne E. Greenberg

Faculty Publications

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"One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. 'Which road do I take?' she asked. 'Where do you want to go?' 'I don’t know,' Alice answered. 'Then,' said the cat, 'it doesn’t matter.'" So too, in 1994 NYS reached the proverbial fork in road as our state continued its foray into dispute resolution. Which road should New York State proceed down to promote the development of ADR in our state? Should New York State adopt a mandatory rule compelling ADR or should New York State embrace a more voluntary …


Reviewing Article 8’S Revised Collusion Standard, Francis J. Facciolo Mar 2001

Reviewing Article 8’S Revised Collusion Standard, Francis J. Facciolo

Faculty Publications

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The first published case to deal with the new collusion standard in revised Article 8 has been decided by Judge Bransten in Supreme Court, New York County. As New York City is the center of the securities industry, it is not surprising that the first published case to deal with collusion was decided here. The result reached by Judge Bransten, however, is surprising in the liberality with which collusion was construed.