Legal Advocacy

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

The Invisible War Program in a Box

The Invisible War is a documentary that addresses the way sexual assault is handled by the military. The film features plaintiffs from two class-action lawsuits that AAUW is supporting through […] Read more »

Past LAF-Supported Cases

In 1981, AAUW members in Ithaca, New York, helped support five Cornell University women faculty members’ sex discrimination lawsuits. Their effort made such a big difference that AAUW decided to […] Read more »

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Overview of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

What does Title VII say? What remedies do I have under Title VII? What will the EEOC do after I have filed a charge of discrimination? What relief is available […] Read more »

  |     |   February 17, 2013

Case Support Travel Grant Program in a Box

The Case Support Travel Grant is awarded to AAUW states or regions to enable Legal Advocacy Fund-supported plaintiffs, their lawyers, and related experts to speak at meetings or conventions. The […] Read more »

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LAF Express — January 2013

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LAF Express — October 2012

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LAF Express — July 2011

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LAF Express — April 2012

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LAF Express — July 2012

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LAF Express — September 2012

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