Court Revises Opinion (but Keeps Key Findings) on Title IX at Davis

April 21, 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday amended its ruling from February that revived a Title IX lawsuit against the University of California at Davis -- and the revised opinion maintains the key finding reviving the suit, saying that Davis had failed to submit sufficient evidence for a lower court to dismiss the suit. The suit -- under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 -- was brought by women whose participation on the wrestling team was ended, and focuses on the tests to determine whether a university is expanding athletic opportunities for women.

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