Educational Opportunities Section Cases Sorted By Type

Some selected cases are cited below, sorted by type, with links to case summaries, complaints, briefs, settlement agreements, consent decrees, orders, and press releases, as appropriate and available. These cases also are sorted by protected class (e.g., disability, national origin, race, religion, and sex) and may be reviewed under those categories by clicking here. While we endeavor to ensure that the electronic copies of the documents on this site are complete and accurate (apart from formatting changes necessitated by the conversion to HTML format), errors or omissions may occur. The official text of any legal document is the version filed with the clerk of the court.

Elementary and Secondary Education
English Language Learners
Harassment
Higher Education
In-School Segregation
Special Education
Title VI
Title IX

ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

HARASSMENT

HIGHER EDUCATION
  • Ayers and United States v. Fordice (M.D. Miss.)
          Summary     Settlement [PDF]   Final Judgment [PDF]

    *These links connect to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi's website. If you are unable to access or read the pdf files and require a printed version of the documents, please contact the Educational Opportunities Section at (202) 514-4092, and a Department of Justice representative will return your call within three business days.

  • Geier and United States v. Sundquist (M.D. Tenn.)
          Summary       Consent Decree
  • Smith v. Winters (M.D. Fla.)
          Summary       Amicus Brief [PDF]
  • United States v. Commonwealth of Virginia (W.D. Va.)
          Summary       Consent Order       Press Release      
  • United States and Mellette v. Jones (D.S.C.)
         Summary      Consent Order      Agreed Order of Dismissal [PDF]

IN-SCHOOL SEGREGATION

SPECIAL EDUCATION

TITLE VI

TITLE IX

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Updated August 6, 2015

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