Settlement reached in pupil assignment case

July 14, 1999

Washington, D.C. – On July 13, 1999, the St. Paul, MN school district agreed to settle CIR’s case challenging a racial set-aside in student assignments to its acclaimed Capitol Hill Magnet school. At issue was a school district policy that left available classroom seats unfilled in order to achieve the

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Title IX’s dark side: Sports gender quotas

July 12, 1999

By Curt A. Levey

USA Today, July 12, 1999

Nearly 90,000 fans packed the Rose Bowl on Saturday to watch the USA defeat China for the Women’s World Cup soccer championship — a dramatic illustration of the gains American female athletes have made since Title IX’s passage in 1972 guaranteed equal opportunity

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The quiet revolution: Conservatives continue federalism resurgence by expanding state immunity

July 12, 1999

By Curt A. Levey

The Legal Times, July 12, 1999

The highlight of the Supreme Court’s just-ended term may well have come on its last day, June 23, when a trio of decisions expanded the boundaries of state sovereign immunity and prompted talk of a constitutional sea change. The cases cap a

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Federalism is more than states’ rights

July 01, 1999

By Michael S. Greve

The Wall Street Journal, July 1, 1999

In three noteworthy decisions recently, a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court expanded state governments’ protection against federal impositions. The decisions reaffirm the court’s increased concern for federalism, which has been evident for roughly a decade.

The nation’s governors (and this newspaper)

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