Another Victory for Employee Discrimination Claims Under Title IX

In Doe v. Mercy Catholic Med. Ctr., 850 F.3d 545, 563 (3d Cir. 2017), the Third Circuit Court of Appeal rejected the Fifth and Seventh Circuits interpretation of Title IX – that employees suing an educational institution for gender based discrimination must sue under Title VII only – and joined the First and Fourth Circuits which … Read more

Transgender Bathrooms… The Debate Continues

In State of Texas v. United States, 7:16-cv-0054-0, D.E. 58 Aug. 21. 2016, (N.D.Tex. 2016), the Northern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction enjoining the United States from implementing  its interpretation of Title IX‘s implementing regulations regarding transgender students and facilities such as toilets and locker rooms. The District Court gave three (3) reasons for issuing … Read more

Title IX – Overview & Key Cases

Course Description Title IX, the landmark federal civil rights law prohibiting sex discrimination in schools and other educational programs, has undergone a significant metamorphosis through its interpretation by the courts since its adoption in 1972. In this program, Title IX Attorney Adria Silva, will cover the key aspects of a Title IX case and highlight … Read more