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School knew of student’s alleged assault of another (access required)

Where a high school student reported conduct that could be objectively understood as alleging sexual harassment to a school official with authority to address complaints of sexual harassment and to institute corrective measures, that establishes actual notice of such harassment ...

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Sex offender denied visits with minor daughter (access required)

Where the convicted sex-offender failed to show a regulation prohibiting sex offenders from having in-person visits with minors unless they received an exception lacked “a rational relation to legitimate penological interests,” his First Amendment right to association claim was dismissed. ...

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‘Contemporaneous’ access to complaints ordered (access required)

Where there is a historic right of access to judicial documents because they provide the public with insight into the functioning of the judicial process, two Virginia courts were ordered to provide “contemporaneous’’ access to newly filed complaints.. Background Courthouse ...

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