Civil Rights

We work on a daily basis with educational entities to assure compliance with civil rights legislation that impacts student and employee interests. We work closely with educational institutions to develop policies and procedures that conform to both state and federal law. Our experience in this area includes the investigation of significant discrimination claims.

Powell, Youngblood, & Taylor has extensive experience litigating contested civil rights claims. This experience includes, but is not limited to, groundbreaking litigation in the area of school desegregation, successful resolution of employment discrimination claims, litigation of academic freedom and First Amendment concerns and student and employee discrimination claims.