A federal judge has awarded more than $410,000 in attorney fees to a team of lawyers from Flaster Greenberg and the Women’s Law Project who successfully sued Slippery Rock University to block the Pennsylvania state college from eliminating two women’s varsity teams — swimming and water polo.
In the suit, Choike v. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, women athletes complained that Slippery Rock had violated Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the federal law that says a college’s sports program must provide “equal athletic opportunity” for members of both sexes.
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