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Resources: Our Work- Litigation

Amicus Briefs

November 7, 2019

Each year, CWLC participates in dozens of amicus briefs addressing a variety of legal issues affecting justice and equality for women and girls. Most of these briefs are filed in California, while some are filed at the federal level and in appellate courts across the country. We often do this work in partnership with other
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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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Litigation: Female Veteran’s Fair Housing Case (2016)

April 22, 2020

The California Women’s Law Center and co-counsel represented a female veteran who brought several claims against the owners and managers of a facility developed to provide housing for disabled homeless veterans. Based on the sexual assault and harassment that she alleged occurred at the facility, the plaintiff brought two Fair Housing Act claims for a
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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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