Legal Advocacy

Use these resources to understand and use the legal system to pursue justice and change.

Moshak v. University of Tennessee: Discrimination Too Common in College Athletics

Women’s sports have come a long way since Title IX, but a lawsuit from former Tennessee Volunteers staff shows that we are still grappling with gender gaps in university athletics. AAUW is proud to support the case through our Legal Advocacy Fund. Read more »

  |     |   August 12, 2014
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Take the Lead with Legal Advocacy

You can play a crucial part in teaching young people, educators, and communities about their rights as workers and students. Take a look at these four steps to bring legal advocacy to your branch. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 29, 2014

LAF Express — July 2014

AAUW Members Hear What the Latest Supreme Court Decisions Mean in Recent LAF Call On July 15, AAUW members from across the country joined LAF staff to discuss the U.S. […] Read more »

  |     |   July 22, 2014

Lulu Sun v. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Lulu Sun, an English professor, has alleged sex and race discrimination in the promotion process at UMass Dartmouth. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 17, 2014

LAF Express

LAF Express is an e-bulletin designed to keep states and branches informed on the latest activities, deadlines, and programming resources of the Legal Advocacy Fund. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 17, 2014

LAF Express — June 2014

Register for the July 15 LAF Supreme Court Wrap-Up Call Join us July 15 for a call to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court’s term. Federal courts are sometimes the last, […] Read more »

  |     |   June 16, 2014
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AAUW’s Title IX Champions!

The Title IX Champions award celebrates the vital contributions of AAUW members and branches across the country to Title IX advocacy. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 12, 2014
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Know the Score: Investigate Title IX Compliance in High School Athletics

Use this Program in a Box to encourage your local schools to make sure girls have equal opportunities before litigation becomes necessary. Read more »

LAF Express — May 2014

Calling All Title IX Champions — the Next Deadline Is June 2! Nominate an AAUW branch or member for our new Title IX Champion award! AAUW members are doing amazing […] Read more »

  |     |   May 20, 2014

LAF Express — April 2014

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Cases Challenging Contraceptive Coverage On March 25 the U.S. Supreme Court heard appeals in two lawsuits filed by business owners who challenged the Affordable Care […] Read more »

  |     |   May 02, 2014