Equity & Discrimination

Does v. Board of Educ. of Prince George's County (4th Cir.)

Legal System: Davis standard - deliberate indifference - agency enforcement guidance - bullying/harassment. Filed June 4, 2014.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Gross v. FBL Financial Services (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Age Discrimination in Employment Act:  burden of proof--mixed motive instruction.  Filed 3/4/09.

Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Sex discrimination: Title IX pre-emption of section 1983 constitutional claims in peer harassment case.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Gross v. FBL Financial Services (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Age Discrimination in Employment Act:  burden of proof--mixed motive instruction.  Filed 3/4/09.

Meacham v. Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (U.S. Sup. Ct.) - Merits Brief

Employment:  Age Discrimination in Employment Act—burden of proof for reasonable factor other than age.

National School Boards Association Marks 60th Anniversary of Brown Decision with Call for Equity in Education

Alexandria, Va. (May 13, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) honors the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling by calling on America’s school boards, parents and communities to continue to ensure that public education is a right made available to all students on equal terms.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

Title VII: Whether the application of the mixed-motive standard in Title VII retaliation cases would unduly burden public schools. Filed March 11, 2013 

Madigan v. Levin (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

ADEA: Availability of section 1983 for age discrimination claim. Filed June 10, 2013. 

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