The Laws

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Here is a summary of some of the laws to protect students and to help ensure survivor rights.


The Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (known as the Clery Act) is a federal law requiring United States colleges and universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.


Title II

Title VI is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations in all areas of civilian life, including employment and educational programs.


Title VI

Title VI is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs or activities that receives federal funding.


Title IX

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity that receives federal funding. 


Pending Legislation

End Rape On Campus is currently working with lawmakers and advocates on the following state and federal-level bills in order to ensure that survivors’ rights are protected at the highest levels. These are all pending bills that have been introduced to the House or Senate but have not yet passed and become official law, unless otherwise indicated.



amici curiae

An amici curiae (Latin for “friend of the court”), or amicus brief, is a legal brief where someone or an organization who is not a party to the action, but has a strong interest in the matter, petitions to the court for permission to submit a brief in the action with the intent to influence the court’s decision. End Rape On Campus has assisted in matters pertaining to campus sexual assault from the K-12 to higher education, and other educational institutions, like that of military academies, by serving as a friend of the court to express its interest in offering its perspective. The following amici curiae are what EROC has expressed interest.