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Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center, No. 16-1247 (March 7, 2017)

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Title IX may provide legal basis for sexual harassment claims.

Ogletree Deakins • April 10, 2017
The 3d U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may have expanded the mechanisms available for individuals who plan to bring claims of sexual harassment or discrimination against an employer that conducts educational programs or activities, specifically including private teaching hospitals.

Third Circuit Finds Title IX Provides a Remedy for Sex Discrimination in Fully Funded Educational Institutions

Ogletree Deakins • March 24, 2017
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has again created a circuit split by disagreeing with decisions from the Fifth and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, which have held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides the exclusive remedy for employees alleging discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded educational institutions. In Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center, No. 16-1247 (March 7, 2017), the Third Circuit held that Title IX provides an alternative remedy to address such claims of discrimination.