Eve Bruneau's sexual harassment case

Linda Purrington (lpurring@earthlink.net)
Tue, 05 Jan 1999 11:48:18 -0800

Landmark Harassment Claim Is Dismissed

A 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel has refused to void a landmark
1996 jury verdict that found an upstate New York school district wasn't
liable for verbal and physical harassment a sixth-grade girl says was
inflicted on her by her peers. The panel's ruling in Bruneau v. South
Kortright Central School District found the exclusive remedy for such
claims lies in Title IX and not the broader federal civil rights law, 42
USC sec. 1983. (New York Law Journal -- For complete story, see

Forwarded by Linda Purrington
Title IX Advocates

P.S. Remember to watch the Court for disposition of Davis v. Monroe this

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