LAF cases

Court Case: Messmer v. Lehigh University

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

Court Case: Lissa Lord v. The Curators of the University of Missouri System

Lissa Lord sued the institution for sex discrimination and retaliation for complaining about discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as disability discrimination and retaliation for complaining about disability discrimination under Missouri state law. Read more »

Court Case: David Johnson v. University of Iowa, et al.

David Johnson sued the university and its state board of regents for sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution, and Iowa state laws. Read more »

Court Case: Paula Maggio v. Kent State University

Paula Maggio was terminated and sued the university for sex discrimination and retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read more »

Court Case: Doe v. Notre Dame University and St. Mary’s College

Jane Doe sued both St. Mary’s and Notre Dame for sexual harassment in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Read more »

Court Case: Howard v. Bishop State Community College, et al.

In November 2003, Kimberly Howard, a student at Bishop State Community College in Alabama, sued the college under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for sexual harassment allegedly committed by one of her instructors. Read more »

ERA Mansourian Press Release

Equal Rights Advocates issued a press release at the conclusion of the case Mansourian, et al. v. Regents of the University of California, et al, which AAUW supported. Read more »

ERA Special Report – Mansourian Case

Equal Rights Advocates issued a special report at the conclusion of the case Mansourian, et al. v. Regents of the University of California, et al, which AAUW supported. Read more »

Court Case: Nail v. Southwestern Oklahoma State University, et al.

Jenifer Nail sued the university for sex discrimination in the hiring process, and retaliation for complaining of sex discrimination, in violation of Title VII and Title IX. Read more »

Court Case: Janet Conney v. The Regents of the University of California et al.

Janet Conney sued the Regents of the University of California and UCLA for sexual harassment and retaliation for complaining of discrimination under California state laws, and pay inequity under both the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and California state laws. Read more »