A short — 140 seconds — note on the thickets of Title IX, sexual assault, university discipline and parallel procedures:
University Discipline, Sexual Assault and Parallel Proceedings from LFW on Vimeo.
It’s the new campus thing.
Here’s a longer written piece: Dear Colleagues All: University Discipline, Sexual Assault and The Department of Education
And, should anyone doubt the human costs involved in the mishandling of such investigations, one only need to recall disgraced prosecutor Mike Nifong and the Duke lacrosse case, as highlighted by Ed Bradley and 60 Minutes:
We have talked about attorney-client privilege, internal investigations and the GM ignition recall: Privilege, Corporate Silence and Saul Goodman, How To Avoid Being GM’ed: The Wrongs and Rights of Clients and Lawyers and It’s Okay To Smell A Rat: Internal Investigations, Attorney-Client Privilege and the KBR Decision.
There was even a quote in Forbes.com: Of Snitches and Privileges.
And if you can’t get enough, now a short (16 minute) presentation to the Network of Trial Law Firms meeting in October:
How To Avoid Being GM’d from LFW on Vimeo.