No. 559, Docket 79-7547.

631 F.2d 178 (1980)

Ronni ALEXANDER, Ann Olivarius, Pamela Price, Margery Reifler and Lisa Stone, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. YALE UNIVERSITY, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided September 22, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nadine Taub, Women's Rights Litigation Clinic, Rutgers School of Law, Newark, N. J. (Elizabeth Schneider, New York City, Anne E. Simon, Pillsbury & Simon, New Haven, Conn., of counsel), for plaintiffs-appellants.

S. Robert Jelley, New Haven, Conn. (William J. Doyle, Edward W. Dunham, Wiggin & Dana, New Haven, Conn., of counsel), for defendant-appellee.

Joan Vermeulen, Hoboken, N. J., and Michael Krinsky, New York City, for amici curiae The American Civil Liberties Union, The Women's Equity Action League Educational and Legal Defense Fund, Working Women's Institute, The National Conference of Black Lawyers and Black Women Organized for Political Action.

Nancy L. Davis, Joan Messing Graff, Judith E. Kurtz, San Francisco, Cal., for amici curiae Equal Rights Advocates, Inc. and Women Organized Against Sexual Harassment.

Before LUMBARD and MULLIGAN, Circuit Judges, and SPEARS, District Judge.

LUMBARD, Circuit Judge:

Five women who were students at Yale University appeal from a judgment entered by Judge Burns on July 3, 1979, in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. The appellants alleged in their complaint that Yale was violating Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq., and H.E.W.'s Title IX regulations, by refusing to consider seriously women students' complaints of sexual harassment...


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