Determined whether Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination by federally funded educational institutions, precludes claims of unconstitutional gender discrimination in the schools.
Full Case Title:
- Equal Educational Opportunities
Legal Momentun's Role:
- Joined Amicus Brief
In this case, the Supreme Court ruled that Title IX was not meant to be a substitute for Section 1983 of the Equal Protection Clause. Thus, Section 1983 suits under the Equal Protection Clause remain available to plaintiffs alleging gender discrimination in schools.