LAF cases

Court Case: Brodsky v. Kaleida Health and State University of New York at Buffalo

Linda Brodsky, a medical doctor and tenured full professor at SUNY-Buffalo, sued the university for pay inequity in violation of Title VII and the Equal Pay Act and retaliation for complaining about pay inequity in violation of Title VII. Read more »

Court Case: Roderick Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education

Roderick Jackson sued the Birmingham Board of Education under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, alleging that he was retaliated against for protesting sex discrimination against his girls’ basketball team. Read more »

Court Case: Handler v. Nova Southeastern University

Robyn Handler, former head softball coach at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), sued the institution for pay inequity and retaliation. Read more »

Court Case: Sokol v. St. Louis Community College

Kathy Sokol, former chairperson of the Department of Hospitality Studies/Tourism at St. Louis Community College, sued the institution for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and retaliation. Read more »

Court Case: Stepien v. Case Western Reserve University

Carol Stepien sued the university for sex discrimination in the denial of tenure in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Ohio state laws and retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination in violation of Ohio state laws. Read more »

Court Case: Zimmerman v. University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business

Katherine Zimmerman, a self-employed single parent, sued the University of California’s Haas School of Business for discrimination in the admissions process. Read more »

Court Case: Lerner v. Northeastern University

Cathy Lerner filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission on Discrimination, and subsequently filed a lawsuit in state court in December 2000. Read more »

Court Case: Ilon v. The State University of New York at Buffalo, et al.

Lynn Ilon sued the university for sex discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment in violation of New York state laws, retaliation for complaining of sex discrimination in violation of New York state laws and Title IX, and pay inequity in violation of the Equal Pay Act. Read more »

Court Case: Chichilnisky v. Columbia University

Graciela Chichilnisky sued the university for pay inequity, retaliation for complaining about pay inequity, and breach of settlement agreement in violation of New York state laws. Read more »

Court Case: Hegland v. Santa Clara University

Mary Hegland, an assistant professor of anthropology/sociology, sued Santa Clara University for retaliation, disability and sex discrimination. Read more »