Category: Firm News
Debbie Osgood, partner at HMBR, has been quoted in the New York Times April 21, 2018 issue discussing the changes to the Office for Civil Rights case processing procedures. Click here to read the full article.
Debbie Osgood, partner at HMBR, appears on the March 18, 2018 airing of Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien. Debbie discusses balancing the need to encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward while protecting due process for the accused.
HMBR is regularly invited to discuss the latest Title IX trends at training, sessions, and workshops with Title IX administrators and higher education leaders. We are often asked: What are the courts doing in student respondent litigation? What steps can we take to lessen our risks in this area?
The website for the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), now includes a complete list of all open cases under investigation at OCR. Unlike the widely-cited “Title IX Tracker,” which includes open OCR sexual violence cases at colleges and universities, OCR’s new list includes: all schools and all of the civil rights laws enforced by OCR. This means that the list includes cases open against colleges, universities, and elementary and secondary school districts and that the issues include alleged discrimination on the basis of sex, race, national origin, color, disability, or age, and under the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.
On October 21, 2017, Patrick E. Deady participated in the annual fall law student program sponsored by the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 7th Circuit Fellows in Chicago. The all-day program is designed for law students interested in the practice of labor and employment law from schools in Illinois, Wisconsin and […]
Debbie Osgood will speak on Title IX at The Atlantic’s third annual Education Summit in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. For more information, visit the Summit’s website.
On February 15, 2017, Richard L. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, appointed Patrick E. Deady to the Board of Directors of the AFL-CIO’s Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC). The forty-five LCC Board members help to shape the programs and priorities of the Committee, which meets annually to provide continuing legal education to lawyers […]
“Transgender Students and Employees: How to Comply with the Latest Title IX Guidance” Debbie Osgood will present an online seminar, Transgender Students and Employees: How to Comply with the Latest Title IX Guidance on Tuesday June 14, 2016 at 1pm Central Time. Debbie, a partner with Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose who […]
It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Laura Liu Kasper. Laura joined the litigation practice of our firm in 1998 and played a key role in many of our major cases. In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed her to the […]
Former High-Ranking U.S. Department of Education Official for the Office for Civil Rights Will Expand Education Group’s Civil Rights Practice CHICAGO, Illinois; March 16, 2016 – Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd, a Chambers Ranked full-service law firm focusing on education, health care, and labor and employment, is pleased to […]