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Catherine Nguyen is an Associate in Cohen Seglias' Title IX Group. Catherine has an active internal investigations practice, conducting investigations on behalf of colleges and universities, professionals, and private corporations. She has a background in education law and is a member of the firm’s Title IX Group, conducting investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and harassment at educational institutions. Catherine is also active in the firm’s Scientific Misconduct Group, representing scientists in research misconduct matters.

As expected, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) recently released proposed Title IX regulations, specifically concerning sexual harassment, including sexual assault. This is significant because the DOE has never addressed these issues through regulation. In the past, guidance has only been available through informal resources, such as the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter and the 2014 Guidance/Q&A. As discussed in previous blog posts, these new regulations, if adopted, would constitute a substantial departure from prior guidance. 
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