Representing student challenge to college sexual misconduct procedures.
Status: Victory.Read More →
Successfully challenged the unconstitutional exclusion of “Michelle Doe,” a sixteen year old high school girl, from a “minorities-only” summer study program solely because of her race. The program was funded in part by the National Institute of Health and Texas A&M University.
The case settled prior to trial for damages and
Status: VictoryRead More →
C CIR successfully represented a small Long Island company whose ability to compete (and even stay in business) was hobbled by the federal government's extensive use of race preferences in awarding government contracts.
Status: Settled on terms favorable to CIR's clientRead More →
CIR’s History Litigating the Issues
The Center for Individual Rights has a long history with the facts at issue in Fisher v. University of Texas. The Fisher litigation grew out of CIR’s earlier case, Hopwood v. Texas, in which CIR succeeded in eliminating the use of racial preferences at the school.Read More →
The rules governing class action litigation are often fundamentally unfair to the plaintiffs. The rules tend to favor awarding settlement funds to attorneys and third parties at the expense of the actual plaintiffs who were injured in the case. A prime example of this is the recent settlement in Gaos
Status: Remanded and DismissedRead More →
Status: Pending before Court of Appeals of MarylandRead More →
CIR is representing ten California teachers and the Christian Educators Association International in a landmark effort to re-establish the right of individual teachers and other public employees to decide for themselves whether to join and support a union.
Status: Tied by an equally divided Supreme Court.Read More →
Challenged state college’s suspension and termination of Gerald Gee, a white professor who was said to have “harassed” students at historically black Florida A&M University. Prof. Gee told the students to make their own opportunities and avoid “what some would call a ‘nigger mentality’—the sort of thinking that can keep
Status: LossRead More →