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Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education

Docket No.: 02-1672
Certiorari Granted: Jun 14 2004
Argued: November 30, 2004
Decided: March 29, 2005

Topics:

Education Amendments of 1972, Civil Rights, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, Education Amendments of 1972, Internal Revenue Code, Retaliation, Thirteenth Amendment, Title VII, adverse employment action, anti-retaliation, defined benefit plan, disparate impact, pension plan, public schools, racial discrimination, retaliation, sex discrimination, unlawful employment practices

PartyNames: Roderick Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education
Petitioner: Roderick Jackson
Respondent: Birmingham Board of Education

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Citation: 309 F3d 1333
Supreme Court Docket

Roderick Jackson
v.
Birmingham Board of Education
544 U.S. 167 (2005)
Question Presented:

Whether the private right of action for violations of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. ยงยง 1681 et seq., encompasses redress for retaliation for complaints about unlawful sex discrimination.

Question:

Does Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 allow suits for retaliation for complaints about unlawful sex discrimination?

Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 30, 2004

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Jackson, 4 vote(s) against
Vote: 5-4
Opinion By:
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