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Supreme Court of Virginia Narrows the Legal Duty to Warn

In a 4-3 vote, the Supreme Court of Virginia denied relief under the legal theory that “an implied undertaking may give rise to an assumed duty to warn or protect against the danger of a criminal act by a third party.”

Beyond the Call of Duty: U.S. District Court Reduces Fee for Unreasonableness

After finding violations of a JMU student's due process rights, U.S. District Court Judge awarded $574,180.03 in attorney's fees, a significant reduction from the magistrate judge's recommendation of almost $850,000.

Sixth Circuit—Not Allowing Some Cross-X is “Risky Business”

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has just given us its views on yet another of the many Title IX scenarios winding up in the courts these days.