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Bruneau v. South Kortright Central School District

November 7, 1999

163 F.3d 749 (2d Cir. 1998) US Court of Appeals 1998 Student sued school district, school board, assistant superintendent, and teacher under Title IX and § 1983 for alleged sexual harassment by fellow students while plaintiff was in the sixth grade. The court held, inter alia, that: (1) school officials have qualified immunity because the […]

Davis v. Monroe County Bd. of Educ.

119 S.Ct. 1661 1999 DISCRIMINATION Reversed an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision and held that a school board can be liable under Title IX in cases of student-on-student sexual harassment when the recipient of federal funds acts with deliberate indifference to known acts of harassment in its programs or activites. The plaintiff must […]

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