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

IN-SCHOOL SEGREGATION
  • Jefferson Indep. Sch. Dist. & United States v. Texas Educ. Agency (E.D. Tex.)
          Summary       Consent Decree [PDF]*       Order of Dismissal [PDF]*

    *If you are unable to access or read the pdf files and require a printed version of the document, please contact the Educational Opportunities Section at (202) 514-4092, and a Department of Justice representative will return your call within three business days.

  • United States v. Aberdeen Municipal Separate School District (N.D. Miss.)
          Summary      Consent Decree [PDF]

SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • Lee and United States v. Macon et al. (M.D. Ala.)
          Summary       Consent Decree       Speech
  • M.A. v. Newark Pub. Schs. (D.N.J.)
          Summary       Intervention Brief [PDF]      Opinion*

    *This link connects to the website of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. If you are unable to access or read the pdf files and require a printed version of the document, please contact the Educational Opportunities Section at (202) 514-4092, and a Department of Justice representative will return your call within three business days.

  • Steven L. v. LeMahieu (D. Haw.)
          Summary       Amicus Brief [PDF]       Complaint in Intervention [PDF]       Intervention Brief [PDF]

TITLE VI

TITLE IX

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Updated August 6, 2015

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