Doe v. Old Dominion University
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
2018 WL 653797 (E.D. Va. 2018)
Student Jane Doe (plaintiff) brought a Title IX discrimination suit against Old Dominion University (defendant) for subjecting her to a hostile educational environment after an on-campus sexual assault. The university sought discovery of more than 150 emails between Doe and her victim advocate, but Doe objected on privilege grounds. The university countered that no such privilege exists and asked the court to compel Doe to produce the emails.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Morgan, J.)
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