Entries by Lisa Burleson

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in Schools: New Title IX Regulations Issued by U.S. Department of Education

May 7, 2020  On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released the new Regulations under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). These highly anticipated Regulations, which have been pending under a series of public comment opportunities and review, expand not only the scope of unlawful discrimination on the basis […]

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Ohio Legislature Passes Bill Extending Qualified Civil Immunity for COVID-Related Claims

September 15, 2020  On September 14, 2020, Governor DeWine signed Ohio Amended Substitute House Bill 606 (“H.B. 606”) affirming the Ohio Legislature’s extension of qualified civil immunity for COVID-19-related claims. H.B. 606 specifically expands Ohio qualified civil immunity provisions and precludes civil lawsuits for “injury, death, or loss to person or property” when the cause […]