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Slate's Jurisprudence: Gender Equity in School Sports

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a male high school coach who was fired after complaining that girls' teams received fewer resources than boys' is protected under Title IX. The law bars sex discrimination in any educational program that gets federal funds. NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).
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