Amicus Brief

Jefferson County School District R-1 v. Elizabeth E. (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

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. 

Madigan v. Levin (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

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

U.S. Supreme Court Docket

U.S. Supreme Court Docket Chart -  2017 Term

C.L. V. Scarsdale Union Free Sch. Dist. (2d Cir.)

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.

Lance v. Lewisville Independent School District (5th Cir.)

Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Recovery of damages - intentional discrimination - deliberate indifference standard - exhaustion of administrative remedies requirerment. Filed July 26, 2013.

Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

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.

Easton Area School District v. B.H. (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

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.

Tustin Unified School District v. K.M. (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

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.

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