Table 4.1. Sport Cases,
Case citations and descriptions are primarily (almost without exception) reported verbatim from Karen Tokarz, Women, Sports, and the Law: A Comprehensive Research Guide to Sex Discrimination in Sports (Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein, 1986).
The female student sought to wrestle on her high school’s wrestling team that was only open to male student participation. She was prohibited from trying out for the team and then brought her action against defendants. Court ruled that this policy was a violation of Title IX, Title 42, and her right to equal protection.
The students had been denied an equal opportunity to participate in interscholastic athletics and had received unequal treatment and