College Discipline and Title IX Defense

(97 Ratings)

Produced on: April 19, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 66 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

The representation of college students for school disciplinary actions have changed drastically over the last 7 years. From the 2011 Dear Colleague letter that outlined new rules for colleges to follow when dealing with sexual violence or harassment to the most recent reversals by the department of education, if you are going to represent a client in a disciplinary or Title IX case you must fully understand the law and the procedure when representing or advising a client.

Scott Limmer, a criminal defense attorney who has also represented clients in college disciplinary hearings across the Northeast, will provide an overview and practice tips for handling Title IX defense.


Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the rights students have with respect to disciplinary hearings
  2. Review the impact of Title IX on college disciplinary actions regarding sexual abuse or harassment
  3. Represent a client faced with a disciplinary or Title IX charge


Faculty

Scott J. Limmer

The Law Offices of Scott J. Limmer

Scott J. Limmer has more than 20 years of experience practicing in the area of criminal defense law, representing clients in State and Federal Courts. Scott represents clients throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties for essentially every type of criminal offense.

He received his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University in 1993. In 1994, he began work as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, where he handled thousands of cases and gained invaluable knowledge in the area of criminal law. In 1998, he left the DA’s office and founded a solo criminal defense practice on Long Island. Not long after, he added an additional office in Queens. Scott has represented countless clients throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties, advocating and guiding them through the criminal justice process.

 Scott also represents clients accused of violating their college’s code of conduct, specifically Title IX sexual abuse and harassment issues.  He has advised clients throughout schools in the Northeast as well as around the country. 

Scott is the co-host of the “Reboot Your Law Practice” podcast. Scott and his co-host talk each week about how attorneys must give value, be authentic, build relationships, adjust, and evolve to be successful in the new legal reality we are practicing in. 

Scott enjoys discussing the business aspects of running a law practice, the future of law and how technology is changing the way most lawyers do business.

Reviews

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Allen H.

Very informative from a uniquely defense orientated position

SB
Saadya B.

Smart. Has a smooth Howard Stern voice. Articulate. Informative.

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Ethan C.

Good stuff, as usual...

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Sharon P.

Excellent

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Allison T.

Every high school senior needs to hear this program.

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