Campus Assault

The University of Alabama-Huntsville is not entitled to summary judgment on a female student’s Title IX claims relating to the university’s handling of her sexual assault charge against a student hockey player, a federal court in the state ruled, finding that a jury could conclude that the school protected the assailant while acting with “deliberate indifference” to the assault and the safety of the campus community. 

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Canadian Hockey League Faces Class Action From Former Players

A proposed class action on behalf of current and former amateur hockey players in the Canadian Hockey League who didn’t go on to professional careers accuses the league of failing to warn young, vulnerable players of the long-term risks of repetitive brain trauma suffered on the ice.

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Hockey Player

The Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of the National Hockey League in a wrongful death case brought by the parents of former hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard, who died of an opioid overdose, finding they forfeited their case by not responding to the league’s argument that they failed to state a claim under Minnesota or Illinois law.

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