Josh Richards Comments on Larry Nassar Case in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Josh Richards Comments on Larry Nassar Case in The Chronicle of Higher Education
Michigan State Faces Costly, Multifront Legal Battle in Wake of Nassar Scandal
March 21, 2018
Eric Kelderman

Josh Richards, Vice Chair of the Firm’s Higher Education Practice, is quoted in this article discussing the Larry Nassar sexual harassment case. Josh comments on the fact that the Office for Civil Rights, OCR, announced that it would investigate the case in search of broader, systemic problems.

“One of the trends since DeVos has come into office has been for OCR to narrow the investigations,” said Josh.

Further, Josh claims it is surprising that the OCR is investigating matters currently being litigated.

“That OCR is determined to proceed reflects the obligation they feel to investigate,” said Josh.

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