July 7, 2011
by Chris Morris
Apple filed a complaint against Samsung Electronics Tuesday with the US International Trade Commission (USITC) in an effort to bar importation of Samsung's smartphones and tablets. Apple claims Samsung's "Galaxy" line copies its iPhone and iPad technology. Apple's latest move comes just a week ...[read more]
December 2, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in two cases. In Entergy Corp. v. EPA, the Court heard arguments on whether Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use a cost-benefit analysis to determine what is the best technology ...[read more]
November 13, 2008
by Eric Firkel
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Wednesday announced that it had filed an Alabama Open Records Act request to obtain documents related to the Hankins Middle School policy of educating students in a single-sex environment. In a letter to the Mobile County School System, the Alabama ...[read more]
October 1, 2008
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Deborah Brake of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that important choices about our constitutional structure and the relationship between statutory and constitutional rights are at stake in Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee, one of the lesser noticed ...[read more]
October 24, 2006
by Holly Manges Jones
The US Department of Education announced Tuesday that it is changing its regulations in order to allow public schools more discretion in providing for the separate education of boys and girls. The changes, to be published Wednesday in the Federal Register, will affect how anti-discrimination ...[read more]
May 2, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
The US Supreme Court Monday ordered the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to reconsider a girls' sports case. The Sixth Circuit had ruled on equal protection grounds in Michigan High School Athletic Association v. Communities for Equity, 04-1021 that it is unconstitutional for a state ...[read more]
March 29, 2005
by jt
Jackson v. Birmingham Bd. of Ed., Supreme Court of the United States, Justice O'Connor, March 29, 2005. Excerpt:The regulations implementing Title IX clearly prohibit retaliation and have been on the books for nearly 30 years. More importantly, the Courts of Appeals that had considered the ...[read more]
March 29, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
AP is reporting that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Title IX gender equity law protects whistleblowers who claim discrimination by academic institutions.10:45 AM ET- In Jackson v. Birmingham Bd. of Ed., 02-1672, the Court extended whistleblower protection to those alleging discrimination at ...[read more]
November 30, 2004
by Amit Patel
The US Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education (case summary from Duke Law School), a landmark gender equity case where the court will decide whether Congress intended under Title IX to allow lawsuits persons complaining of gender bias even if they are not ...[read more]
November 30, 2004
by Jeannie Shawl
Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, November 30.The US Supreme Court will hear 10 AM ET oral arguments in the consolidated cases of Whitfield v. United States and Hall v. United States (case summary from Duke Law ...[read more]

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