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Paperback / 48 pages
ISBN: 9781594039218
AVAILABLE: 9/27/2016

Twisting Title IX

This is the story of how Title IX, a 1972 law intended to ban sex discrimination in education, became a monster that both the federal government and many college administrators treat as though it supersedes both the U.S. Constitution and hundreds of years of common law. It’s a story about the victims of this law—men and women both—and of the unaccountable government bureaucrats at the Departments of Education and Justice who repeatedly prioritize an extreme brand of politics over free speech, fundamental fairness, and basic human decency. But while help may come too late for many of the present victims of Title IX abuse, there are still measures that colleges and courts can take to curb these abuses until Congress acts—or we see a Presidential administration that cares more about restoring justice and the rule of law than it does about sex and gender politics.


About the Author

Robert L. Shibley is executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). A native of Toledo, Ohio, he is a graduate of Duke University and Duke University School of Law.

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