Richards quoted in Daily Journal on Title IX uncertainties under Trump

Richards quoted in Daily Journal on Title IX uncertainties under Trump
Future of expanded Title IX uncertain under Trump, DeVos
February 17, 2017
LA Daily Journal

​Josh Richards, partner and vice chair of Saul Ewing’s Higher Education Practice, weighs in on how the Trump administration could affect Title IX regulations. The article discusses how Title IX has impacted sexual assault investigation on college and university campuses and the possible actions President Trump could take to modify the ways in which violations are handled. One option the article suggests is continuing with current investigation processes. Josh comments on this possibility saying, “Colleges and universities would be unwise to assume that just yet open investigations will halt. It its worth keeping in mind that the overwhelming majority of the folks at the Office of Civil Rights  particularly in the field offices, are career, not political appointees.” 
 
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