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Amicus Briefs

Amicus Briefs
March 15, 2013
IDEA: Whether courts must consider IDEA's least restrictive environment requirement when determining if a parent's unilateral placement of their child in private school is appropriate for purposes of granting tuition reimbursement under IDEA. Filed March 15, 2013.
Amicus Briefs
March 11, 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 

Amicus Briefs
November 28, 2012

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

Amicus Briefs
October 31, 2012

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.

Amicus Briefs
August 13, 2012

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.

Amicus Briefs
April 9, 2012

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

Amicus Briefs
December 30, 2011

Fourteenth Amendment: Due Process - special relationship theory of liability for acts of third parties - state created danger exception based on school district's ID check policy for visitors. Filed December 30, 2011 By Lisa Brown

Amicus Briefs
November 23, 2011

IDEA: exhaustion of administrative remedies requirement - seeking to avoid requirement by artful pleading based on remedy sought. Filed November 23, 2011 By Francisco Negron

Amicus Briefs
November 22, 2011

Qualified immunity: Is a lawyer retained to work with government employees in conducting an internal affairs investigation precluded from asserting qualified immunity solely because of his status as a "private" lawyer rather than a government employee .

Amicus Briefs
November 22, 2011

Fourteenth Amendment: school-related provisions in Alabama's immigration law violate Equal Protection Clause guarantees established in U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Plyler v. Doe. Filed November 22, 2011 By Cecil Gardner

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