ADEA: Availability of section 1983 for age discrimination claim. Filed June 10, 2013.
IDEA: Medical care - unilateral placement of student receiving special education services in mental health facility - reimbursement when placement is primarily for education purposes. Filed April 25, 2013.
School voucher program: Louisiana private school voucher program part of national effort to divert public dollars from public education - without imposing accountability to harm of taxpayers. Filed March 18, 2013
Title VII: Whether the application of the mixed-motive standard in Title VII retaliation cases would unduly burden public schools. Filed March 11, 2013
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/Americans with Disabilities Act: Whether summary judgment was properly granted on the claim of disability discrimination under Section 504 and the ADA based on the district court‘s finding that the school district was not deliberately indifferen
Establishment Clause - prohibition on public funding of religious institutions: Whether Arizona's tuition-tax credit program violates the state costitutional provisions mandating separation of church and state and prohibiting the use of public funds to aid religious institutions, such as schools.
Fourteenth Amendment - Equal Protection Clause: Whether the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions interpreting the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment, including Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306, 71 U.S.L.W.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Whether disabled student enrolled in private school is entitled to services under Section 504 on the same basis as a disabled student enrolled in public school. Filed April 9, 2012 By Francisco Negron
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