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Amicus Briefs

Amicus Briefs
January 28, 2014
Special Education: IDEA - whether parents are entitled to tuition reimbursement under IDEA for unilateral placement of student in private school because that placement was the "proper" stay put placement. Filed January 28, 2014.
Amicus Briefs
January 27, 2014
Special Education: IDEA - section 504 - Title II of ADA - does IDEA trump ADA's "effective communication" regulation when making decisions regarding the education of disabled students. Filed January 27, 2014.
Amicus Briefs
January 6, 2014
Student Rights: First Amendment - Did school district violate students' free speech rights banning the wearing of cancer awareness bracelets, containing the caption "I [heart] boobies," in school. Filed January 6, 2014.
Amicus Briefs
August 30, 2013
Equity & Discrimination: Fourteenth Amendment - Whether a state violates the Equal Protection Clause by amending its constitution to prohibit race and sex-based discrimination or preferential treatment in public-university admissions decisions. Filed August 30, 2013.
Amicus Briefs
August 28, 2013

Student Rights: Fifth Amendment - does school administrator's questioning of student in the presence of school resource officer trigger Miranda warnings. Filed August 28, 2013. 

Amicus Briefs
July 26, 2013
Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Recovery of damages - intentional discrimination - deliberate indifference standard - exhaustion of administrative remedies requirerment. Filed July 26, 2013.
Amicus Briefs
July 24, 2013
School funding: State's constitutional duty to provide at-risk children with prekindergarten program. Filed July 24, 2013.
Amicus Briefs
June 10, 2013

ADEA: Availability of section 1983 for age discrimination claim. Filed June 10, 2013. 

Amicus Briefs
April 25, 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. 

Amicus Briefs
March 18, 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 

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