What is dating violence in a college sexual misconduct case?

Dating violence in a college sexual misconduct case will be determined by the school in question. Dating violence can encompass various forms. It may be something matter of fact as slapping someone else, it may involve emotional or psychological violence, it may be, say, a course of conduct that would constitute dating violence.

Dating violence, in terms of how it will be addressed and adjudicated, will also vary on the school's jurisdiction. It may fall under the school's sexual misconduct policy specifically. It is specifically one of the provisions in the final Title IX rule which went into effect August 14 2020, but then the question would be if the Title IX Final Rule would in fact apply.

There's a lot of nuances and considerations in terms of if dating violence would be covered under Title IX or under the school's sexual misconduct policy. You need to have an experienced attorney advisor in your corner helping you navigate and understand the process because so much is at stake.

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