Jemi Goulian Lucey, Co-Chair of the firm’s Higher Education Practice Group, will be on the faculty for a live webinar on “Hot Topics in Higher Education,” to be presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in cooperation with the NJSBA Higher Education Special Committee on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Over the past year there have been many legal developments in the area of higher education law. Ms. Lucey will lead a panel discussion addressing affirmative action in New Jersey colleges and universities, which will feature a discussion of two important cases, Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College.
Other topics to be addressed during this webinar are student loan forgiveness, Title IX issues, and ADA accommodations and mental health. A segment on the legal landscape involving college discipline will include a discussion of the requirement for sexual violence response and prevention training for student-athletes and athletic department employees, as well as internal proceedings employed in colleges and universities when a victim comes forth.
Ms. Lucey is a partner in the firm’s Employment Law, Litigation and Healthcare Departments. She is a trial attorney who represents private and public entities, including institutions of higher learning, in employment discrimination and retaliation actions, professional negligence cases, Title IX claims, and general business disputes in state and federal courts. She also lectures and consults on employment and human resources law and provides guidance related to litigation avoidance and the practical implications of various state and federal laws affecting employers. She is a member of the state Bar’s Higher Education Special Committee.
Additional program details and registration on the NJICLE website.