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Appeals Court: Women Wrestlers Can Sue UC Davis [Management by Judiciary]
Sacramento Bee ^ | February 08, 2010

Posted on 02/08/2010 1:33:00 PM PST by Steelfish

Appeals Court: Women Wrestlers Can Sue UC Davis

The Associated Press Feb. 8, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO -- An appeals court says it appears that the University of California, Davis violated federal law meant to promote gender equity in college athletics when it eliminated its women's wrestling program.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a lawsuit Monday filed by three female wrestlers. The women were told in 2000 that they'd have to compete against men, then were cut from the varsity team.

The plaintiffs accuse the university of violating Title IX, the federal law that requires schools to offer equal athletic opportunities to men and women.

In 2007, UC Davis settled a lawsuit for $725,000 by fired women's wrestling coach Michael Burch, who claimed the university had retaliated against him for supporting the women's lawsuit.

(Excerpt) Read more at sacbee.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: 9; 9th; bs; ca; circus; court; feminazis; libtards; title9

1 posted on 02/08/2010 1:33:00 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

It will just be one more bill for the Californians to pick up.


2 posted on 02/08/2010 1:35:17 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Steelfish

$725,000 will sure buy a lot of Jell-O!


3 posted on 02/08/2010 1:36:23 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Steelfish

Perhaps the universities might want to start doing something useful with their monies - actually educating their students.

Sports are NOT education.

Neither are Education degrees , and other marshmallow majors with “Studies” in the title, etc. etc.


4 posted on 02/08/2010 1:38:00 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Steelfish

More nonsense from the 9th Circus!


5 posted on 02/08/2010 1:38:32 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: Steelfish

And this is why sports programs for males are on the decline.


6 posted on 02/08/2010 1:41:45 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Steelfish

On the bright side, they won’t have to take out their bull noserings on a nightly basis.


7 posted on 02/08/2010 1:43:34 PM PST by relictele
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To: Steelfish

UC Davis doesn’t have a mens team that does that balance beam thing that the womens team does. I think it’s because the grundle could get smashed pretty bad in a fall. Nevertheless, this is also blatent sexism. Sue the University for this, too.


8 posted on 02/08/2010 2:11:03 PM PST by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Steelfish
A bit more background and some of the case law cited can be found here. The link is to a (very) pro-Title IX site, but there are some interesting bits of info to be found.
9 posted on 02/08/2010 2:20:36 PM PST by DemforBush (Somebody wake me when sanity has returned to the nation.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
More nonsense from the 9th Circus!

The 9th Circuit didn't write Title IX, Congress did. Should the courts disregard laws passed by Congress?

10 posted on 02/08/2010 2:43:29 PM PST by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

Point taken - the 9th Circuit still sucks.


11 posted on 02/08/2010 2:47:00 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: Steelfish

Gosh, I suuure do wonder why more women now go to Universities than men, you know?

Freshman year in the dorms they have these counseling sessions headed by the Resident Advisors —could be about the dangers of “binge drinking” or whatever.

I went to one about homophobia: we went around in a circle introducing ourselves, then saying “I am gay” —I think it was to break down inhibitions, or something...? Or maybe mind control.

So, for example, “Hi, my name is Mike, and I’M GAY”. And the next person, and so on, right around in a circle —and everyone who did this is (almost certainly) straigth.

I’m serious, err...series.

Does anyone really wonder why normal guys are PISSED OFF..?


12 posted on 02/08/2010 3:01:54 PM PST by TokuMei
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