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SCOTUScast 5-27-09 featuring Brian Fitzpatrick

Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee

May 27, 2009

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

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 SCOTUScast 5-27-09 featuring Brian Fitzpatrick - MP3
Running Time: 00:10:39

On Wednesday, January 21, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee. In this case, the Supreme Court considered whether Title IX’s implied right of action precludes Section 1983 claims to remedy sex discrimination by federally-funded educational insitutions. In a unanimous decision, the Court held that Title IX does not preclude such Section 1983 claims and therefore remanded the case for further proceedings. Vanderbilt University Law School Professor Brian Fitzpatrick discusses the decision.

 

Oral Argument - December 10, 2008:
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/07-1125.pdf

 

Decision - January 21, 2009:
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/08pdf/07-1125.pdf


 

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