A woman’s place is in the lab – even if she is pregnant

Meanwhile, the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Women’s Law Center, which have taken up Shepherd’s case, assert in a letter delivered to the university on her behalf that the institution violated Title IX regulations “by excluding Ms. Shepherd from her lab, denying her requests for reasonable accommodations, and failing to propose alternative reasonable accommodations”. The bodies are “considering” taking legal action and a long battle could ensue.