12 Results for tag: lawsuit

“Ending” Discrimination by Encouraging It: How NYC Went Down the Wrong Path

In response to a Title IX lawsuit last year alleging unequal athletic opportunities for males and females, the New York City Department of Education created a rule that new schools can only allow for girls' teams. To put it bluntly, no creation of boys' teams in new schools is permitted. The plan, which outright condones discrimination based on gender, ... More

Clarity on Title IX Complaints In Oregon

Following the Office of Civil Rights' decision to dismiss Title IX complaints in Oregon, many of us were wondering (and cheering) why they did it. Well, it looks like we have an answer, and it's one that we welcome. Hopefully, this outcome will be repeated in other states that have been overwhelmed by complaints by gender quota activists. The Oregonian ... More

American Sports Council Sues U.S. Department of Education to Prevent Use of Title IX Quotas in High School Athletics

It's a busy first day for the newly-formed American Sports Council. Again, from our new website: The American Sports Council (ASC) filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) today, alleging that the use of gender quotas to enforce Title IX in high school athletic programs is unconstitutional because it violates the Equal Protection Clause. ... More

Pacific Legal Foundation Video Explains American Sports Council Suit Against Department of Education on Title IX and High School Sports

As part of today's activities around the law suit filed by the American Sports Council against the Department of Education concerning Title IX and high school sports, our legal partners at the Pacific Legal Foundation produced a video explaining the suit. To view the Pacific Legal Foundation's own press release on the filing of the suit, click here. More

The Title IX Law Suit Machine

One of the little known side effects of Title IX enforcement are the costs that it imposes on school districts around the country. One of the more recent examples comes from Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisconsin. According to local reports, handling a recent suit that resulted in the school adding a girl's lacrosse team cost somewhere in the ... More

Man Bites Dog: KU Agrees to Add Male Athletes

From KU Sports: Kansas Athletics has reached an agreement with the government addressing a complaint that it discriminates against male athletes. KU will have to submit documentation and a plan to ensure it is in full compliance with the law as part of the agreement, which resolves a Title IX complaint filed last November. The agreement doesn’t ... More

National Women’s Law Center Confused over Title IX

Early last week, Dina Lassow of the National Women’s Law Center praised Judge Glen E. Conrad of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia for dismissing a lawsuit by Equity in Athletics, Inc. (EIA) against James Madison Univeristy. EIA challenged the university’s decision to cut varsity funding of ten athletic teams (three ... More

Judge Rules Against Quinnipiac; Women’s Volleyball Reinstated, But Men’s Indoor Track Eliminated

From the Associated Press: Quinnipiac University reinstated its volleyball team Tuesday and dropped men's indoor track in response to an injunction issued last week in a gender equity lawsuit against the school.The announcement came four days after U.S. Judge Stefan Underhill prevented the school from carrying out plans to eliminate the women's volleyball ... More

Decision Expected in Quinnipiac Title IX Case

We'll be keeping an eye on this story today: A federal judge is expected to rule this week whether Quinnipiac University will be allowed to eliminate its volleyball team.Coach Robin Sparks and some team members are asking for an injunction that would keep the team intact until their gender equity lawsuit against the school can be heard. The American ... More

Girls Soccer Players Against Title IX

Maybe that headline might be a bit of an oversimplification, but it's hard to come to any other conclusion after reading an article that appeared this weekend in Five Boro Sports about how a lawsuit filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union on behalf of just three Soccer players is going to force the entire city to switch their season from Spring to ... More