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Legal Trainings: Title IX Athletics

May 11, 2020

CWLC regularly develops and hosts trainings on a range of topics. These trainings are recorded and available to help attorneys and non-attorneys understand the laws and regulations impacting women and girls. Many of these trainings are approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit. Please contact us if you have specific legal questions or would
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Legal Guides: Title IX Athletics

May 11, 2020

CWLC produces legal guides to assist attorneys and non-attorneys in their understanding of the legal rights of women and girls. Please contact us if you have specific questions that are not addressed here.

CWLC Policy Briefs: Title IX Athletics

January 27, 2020

CWLC provides analysis on a range of issues impacting gender equality. Our policy briefs help attorneys, schools, organizations, and individuals better understand existing laws and how they can be applied. These tools are intended to support lawyers and non-lawyers in advocating for enforcement of federal and state policies that protect the legal rights of women
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Settlement Agreements and Monitoring

August 18, 2020

Much of CWLC’s legal work takes place outside of the courtroom. While litigation is an effective advocacy tool, going to court can be a long and arduous process. We frequently obtain our objectives through settlement agreements in which the entities involved acknowledge their non-compliance and commit to an action plan that will fully implement the
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CWLC Initiative: NCAA Data Shows Discrimination Against Female Athletes Is Getting Worse (2020)

August 18, 2020

Champion Women and the California Women’s Law Center performed an in-depth analysis of data available via the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act. Because athletics is sex-segregated, discrimination and gaps are easy to measure. The data shows discrimination throughout intercollegiate sports and that inequality is growing at an unrestrained rate. Key findings include: 90% of universities
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Litigation: Title IX Victory as Ninth Circuit Finds Sweetwater Union High School District in Violation (2014)

May 1, 2020

In 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals awarded a class of female athletes a decisive victory in Ollier v. Sweetwater Union High School District, a Title IX case CWLC is proud to have served as co-counsel in, successfully advocating for the rights of girls in this Chula Vista community. This case was initiated in
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Additional Resources: Title IX Athletics

November 5, 2019

Access additional tools and information related to Title IX and athletic opportunities. Some resources have been produced by CWLC, and others have been created by external partners and institutions. CWLC has a dedicated website, JustPlayNow.org, that provides information and tools to students, parents and coaches to ensure that their high school is providing fair athletic
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