FIRE defends Title IX regs in court: Victim Rights Law Center et al. v. DeVos

Category: Cases, Due Process

Current Status: FIRE, Independent Women’s Law Center, and Speech First filed a motion to intervene as defendants, which was denied on July 27, 2020. This denial has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. On January 5, 2021 the parties presented oral argument before the panel. On February 18, the Court affirmed the district court's order denying Movants' motion to intervene as defendants.

Victim Rights Law Center, Equal Rights Advocates, Legal Voice, and Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation v. Elisabeth D. DeVos; Kenneth L. Marcus, and United States Department of Education (U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts) (filed June 10, 2020 by National Women’s Law Center)