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NWLC Files Amicus Brief in Key Cyber Harassment Case

The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and law firm Kator, Parks, Weister & Harris, P.L.L.C, submitted an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Feminist Majority Foundation, et al. v. University of Mary Washington, et al.The brief argues that the University, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, violated Title IX when it failed to take action to address the severe cyber harassment against female students that began in 2014—soon after they spoke out about sexual violence on campus. Nearly 50 allies, including organizations dedicated to civil rights, educational opportunities, and gender equality, signed the brief.