Chapter 6

Sexual Harassment at School

Chapter 6 on sexual harassment students at educational institutions under Title IX of the civil Rights Act Education Amendments of 1972 examines the similarities and differences between workplace and educational harassment, including how the unwelcomeness requirement is applied when minors are involved, the varying liability standards, peer harassment, online harassment and internships.

On this page, you will find related laws, cases, scholarship and current developments.


Cases
The Supreme Court ruled in Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools, 503 U.S. 60 (1992) that students may bring a ...
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In Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School District, 524 U.S. 274 (1998), the Supreme Court ruled on school liability for ...
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The Supreme Court first addressed peer sexual harassment in education in the 1999 case of Davis v. Monroe County Board ...
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In Feminist Majority Foundation v. University of Mary Washington, No. 17-2220 (4th Cir. Dec. 19, 2018), the Fourth Circuit Court ...
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Doe v. Oberweis Dairy, No. 03 C 4774, 2005 WL 782709 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 6, 2005), rev'd, 456 F.3d 704 (7th ...
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Scholarship
David C. Yamada, The Employment Law Rights of Student Interns, 35 Conn. L. Rev. 215 (2002). "Large and growing numbers ...
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Deborah L. Brake, School Liability for Peer Harassment After Davis: Shifting From Intent to Causation in Discrimination Law, 12 Hastings ...
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Julie Davis, Assessing Institutional Responsibility for Sexual Harassment in Education, 77 Tul. L. Rev. 387 (2002) ...
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Jennifer Ann Drobac, Sex and the Workplace: "Consenting" Adolescents and a Conflict of Laws, 79 Wash. L. Rev. 471 (2004) ...
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Catherine Fisk & Erwin Chemerinsky, Civil Rights Without Remedies: Vicarious Liability Under Title VII, Section 1983 and Title IX, 7 WM ...
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Current Developments
DOE 2020 Title IX Sexual Harassment Regulations ...
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Foster v. Board of Regents of University of Michigan A female student in state university's off-site executive Master of Business ...
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Stop Sexual Assault in Schools educates students, families and schools about the right to an equal education free from sexual harassment ...
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End Rape on Campus works to end campus sexual violence through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through ...
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Founded in 2013, Know Your IX is a survivor- and youth-led project of Advocates for Youth that aims to empower students to end ...
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Further Resources
Equal Rights Advocates provides legal resources and assistance to people experiencing sexual harassment in employment and at schools. They have ...
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This documentary focuses on sexual assault on college campuses and follows the stories of several assault survivors and their activism.  ...
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