Section 1983

Fitzgerald v. Barnstable Revisited

From ATIXA – http://atixa.org/ ATIXA is the Association of Title IX Administrators [in higher education]. This is from their newsletter. Start quote>>> The last week in January was the four-year anniversary of a “gamechanging” Title IX decision by the United States Supreme Court: Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee (129 S.Ct. 788 (2009)).  The Court made […]

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Details Emerge in Student’s Battle Against Carp High Mascot

http://independent.com/news/2009/nov/12/fighting-scared/  Note: Reminder about Section 1983 liability Photo by Paul Wellman Fighting Scared Details Emerge in Student’s Battle Against Carp High Mascot By Drew Mackie Thursday, November 12, 2009 The uproar that resulted from the effort to eliminate Carpinteria High School’s mascot, the Warrior, made headlines throughout the county, with students, alumni, and school officials […]

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Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee- Supreme Court Allows Second Avenue for School Sex Harassment Suit –

ABAJournal U.S.Supreme Court Supreme Court Allows Second Avenue for School Sex Harassment Suit Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee. Posted 1 hour, 24 minutes ago  Jan 21, 2009 By Debra Cassens Weiss The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Title IX is not the exclusive remedy in school sex harassment suits. The unanimous opinion said suits […]

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