Ira Shepard Discusses the Latest Monthly Higher Ed, HR Court Developments

Ira M. Shepard
Published April 21, 2020

Ira Shepard, Of Counsel with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr provides an overview of cases and regulatory actions within the labor and employment space during the April 2020 edition of HR and the Courts.

The following issues are discussed:

  • Federal courts split on whether Title IX provides a separate litigation remedy for education workers for sex bias in addition to Title VII
  • University prevails over former professor’s Title IX claim that its sex harassment investigation was flawed by gender bias against males
  • Tenure denial, involving allegations of retaliation by tenure committee members against professor for speaking out in prior sex harassment investigation and to the student newspaper, proceeds to trial
  • Former professional soccer player and professional coach’s race, ethnicity, and national origin claims against a university proceed
  • Professor’s first amendment retaliation claim alleging he was demoted because of his expert witness testimony and his expression of conservative views on gender dysphoria proceeds


Read the full post, here.