Legal Advocacy

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

Court Case: Parker v. IN High School Athletic Assoc.

The primary issue in the case centers on whether or not the discriminatory scheduling of girls’ basketball games on non-prime time days violates Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 01, 2009

Court Case: Riccardi v. Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Patrizia Riccardi sued the university for sexual harassment and retaliation for complaining of sexual harassment in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Tennessee Human Rights Act. Read more »

  |   ,   |   September 01, 2007

Court Case: Potera-Haskins v. Gamble, Montana State University, et al.

Robin Potera-Haskins sued the university for sex discrimination and retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 01, 2005

Court Case: Nash v. Ray L. Belton and the Southern University System

Beverly Ann Nash has sued the university for retaliation in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, among other claims. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 01, 2005

Court Case: Towers v. State University of New York at Stony Brook

Dr. Sherry Towers began her employment as a postdoctoral employee with the Stony Brook physics department in September 2000. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 01, 2004

Court Case: deMartin v. New Mexico Highlands University

Lyn deMartin sued the university for sex discrimination in pay, race discrimination and retaliation for complaining of sex discrimination in wrongful termination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New Mexico Human Rights Act, sec 28-1-10. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 01, 2004

Court Case: Batya Weinbaum v. Cleveland State University

Batya Weinbaum sued the university for sex discrimination in her treatment and the decision to terminate her in violation of Ohio state laws. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 01, 2004

Court Case: Pitblado v. Trustees of the State Colleges in Colorado, Western State College

Bonnie Pitblado, former assistant professor of anthropology at Western State College (WSC) in Colorado, sued the institution for retaliation in violation of Title VII. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 01, 2003

Court Case: McMahon v. Carroll College

Charlene McMahon sued the institution for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure, and retaliation for complaining about the discrimination, under Title VII and Title IX. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 01, 2003

Court Case: Messmer v. Lehigh University

Marie Messmer sued the university for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure, under Title VII. Read more »

  |     |   December 01, 2003