Policy on Sexual Misconduct

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is committed to providing a successful learning and working environment for all members of its community, free from any sexual misconduct or harassment. Sexual Misconduct is unlawful, and clearly inconsistent with the nature of a professional community. The law school regards such behavior as a violation of the standard of conduct required of all students. This policy has been developed in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to protect students from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions of higher learning. Sex discrimination is illegal under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Elementary/Secondary Education Act of 1972, and state law. In addition to facing sanctions from the law school for violation of this policy, a person who engages in sexual misconduct as defined herein may be held personally liable to the victim and subject to sanctions independent of those imposed by the Law School. The Dean of Students shall serve as the contact person for all complaints made by and against John Marshall students under this policy. All complaints alleging a violation of this policy should be made to the Dean of Students. Attached please find the full policy on sexual misconduct.