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Appeals court reversing decision dismissing UT Title IX complaint—Toledo Blade

. . . The student’s attorney, Peter Pattakos, said in a written statement he was glad the appellate panel recognized the important differences between teacher-on-student and student-on-student harassment.

“The court’s clarification of the different legal standards that apply to these different types of claims will help ensure that reports of sexual harassment are properly investigated and addressed by educational institutions, and that victims will have recourse to Title IX’s protections when they are not,” Mr. Pattakos said, adding that the ruling will hopefully ensure other victims do not have to suffer in the same way this UT student did. …

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