9 Results for tag: Pacific Legal Foundation

Appeals Court Ruling Paves Way for Gender Quotas in High School Sports

The followers of the American Sports Council (ASC) will recall that we've been warning for years that gender quota activists were setting their sights on applying Title IX's proportionality rule to high school sports. Now, with a recent federal court ruling, that day has come. In a September 19, 2014 decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth ... More

American Sports Council Reacts to Dismissal of Lawsuit Against DOE

On March 27, the District Court dismissed American Sports Council v. Department of Education based on standing.Eric Pearson, Chairman of the American Sports Council, reacts: "It is unfortunate that the Court refused to hear the merits of our case, American Sports Council v Department of Education. The Court accepted the government's objection to the ASC's ... More

The ACLU’s Way With Words

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) staff members are hosting a special blog series this week celebrating Title IX. So far, the posts have predictably showered the law with one-sided praise for strengthening "legal efforts" to achieve "gender equity" and creating "educational equality." Tweets and retweets of the series have simply repeated all of the ... More

When Reaching for “Fairness” Achieves the Opposite

We'll say it once, and we'll say it again. And again. Booster clubs are the new targets of Title IX regulatory overreach and overzealous, if not downright unfair attempts to equalize and redistribute private, voluntary funds to sports teams. But, if you don't believe us, here's another current example out of Minnesota. The Albert Lea Tribune reported ... More

PLF’s Joshua Thompson Takes on the Title IX Blog

When anyone asks me what our adversaries are like in the Title IX reform debate, I always tell them to take a close look at the Title IX Blog. The critical difference there: the authors don't allow any outsiders to leave comments on their blog posts. It's almost as if they're afraid of free and open debate about the law and the damage it's doing at colleges ... 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

Pacific Legal Foundation Aids in Effort to Keep Title IX Out of High Schools

By Steven G. Gieseler The College Sports Council has been kind enough to ask me to contribute to this weblog, on the issue of Title IX's application to high school sports. As the Pacific Legal Foundation attorney representing CSC in its petition action now before the Department of Education, I'm well-aware of the fine work the Council is doing on this ... More

College Sports Council, Pacific Legal Foundation call on U.S. Dept. of Education to clarify Title IX rules for High School Sports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2007 – Two leading national organizations today called on the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that Title IX’s compliance standard for colleges, known as three part test, does not apply to High School sports teams. The request was made today by the College Sports Council, a national coalition of coaches, parents, ... More