Re: what constituted discrimination? -Reply

Linda Purrington (
Thu, 05 Mar 1998 19:59:34 -0800

Thanks! And perhaps you would be willing to clarify some of the
differences in strength of Title IX and Title VII? I think this is an
important concept for people to understand. Our hometown paper is still
referring to Title IX as a sports law. Linda Purrington


> Am enjoying the open discussion about Title IX, Title VII and the 14th
> Amendment. Just want to clarify a legal citation: Title IX is cited as Title
> of the 1972 Education Amendments to the Higher Education Act. Title IX
> is NOT part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII is part of the Civil
> Rights Act of 1964. Title IX deals with education and ed agencies
> receiving fed dollars. Title VII deals with a broader definition of
> discrimination (more protected classes covered) and deals with
> employment discrimination involving employers w/ 15 or more employees.
> I stress this because there is a great deal of confusion "out there" about
> these statutes. To cite the wrong one can be disasterous. :-)

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