Legal Advocacy

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

LAF Express — February 2013

The February 2013 e-newsletter LAF Express includes updates on the lawsuit of LAF-supported plaintiff Virginia LeBlanc and information about House Armed Services Committee hearing on military sexual assault. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

LAF Campus Outreach Program in a Box

Use this Program in a Box to help local institutions combat sex discrimination. AAUW states and branches can apply to receive up to $750 to hold an AAUW Legal Advocacy […] Read more »

  |   , ,   |   February 20, 2013

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 »

  |   ,   |   February 18, 2013

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 »

  |   ,   |   February 13, 2013

LAF Express — February 2012

This LAF Express includes articles about how there was a minor victory in the LAF-supported Title IX lawsuit Parker v. Franklin County Community School Corporation and how plaintiffs from the LAF-supported lawsuit Cioca v. Rumsfeld is featured in the documentary The Invisible War. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 06, 2013

LAF Express — January 2013

This LAF Express includes articles about how The Invisible War, a film about military sexual assault that features several LAF-supported plaintiffs, received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 06, 2013

LAF Express — July 2012

This LAF Express includes articles about how the LAF-supported Title IX lawsuit Bull v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University reached a successful conclusion and AAUW member Cindy Wolff successfully held her school district accountable for fixing sex discrimination. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 06, 2013

Equal Pay Act Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about what the Equal Pay Act means for women and families. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 04, 2013

Pay Equity: Additional Resources

Use these resources to learn more about your rights to pay equity. Read more »

  |     |   February 04, 2013