Amicus Brief

Vidal v. Nielsen (E.D. N.Y.)

Equity & Discrimination: Amicus brief in support of motion for a preliminary injunction to bar the United States government from terminating the DACA program

L.H. v. Hamilton County Department of Education (6th Cir.)

Special Education & Disabilities: What are the appropriate standards for determining whether an educational placement offers the least restrictive environment (“LRE”) for a student with a disability and whether a change in location constitutes a change of placement?

Davison v. Rose (4th Cir.)

Governance: Whether public office holder's private social media account constitutes a public forum for Fisrt Amendment purposes?

R.M. v. Gilbert Unified School District (9th Cir.)

Special Education & Disabilities: Whether IDEA's FAPE requirement that a student's IEP must provide educational benefit as defined by Endrew F.  outweighs IDEA's preference for such benefit in the least restrictive environment.

South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

Finance: Should the U.S. Supreme Court abrogate the Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298 (1992), sales-tax-only, physical-presence requirement.

Establishing state authority in public school employment claims

Public schools across the country work to ensure that every one of their students receives a high-quality education and the tools, resources, and supports needed to succeed. To help accomplish this mission, public schools must employ thousands of administrative, instructional and support workers subject to a vast array of federal and state employment laws, regulations, local ordinances, and district policies. 

Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Petition Brief)

Legal System: Whether a tribal court has jurisdiction to adjudicate employment claims by Arizona school district employees against their Arizona school district employer that operates on the Navajo reservation pursuant to a state constitutional mandate to provide a general and uniform public education to all Arizona children.

M.R. v. Ridley School District

Third Circuit order denying petition for rehearing en banc.

M.R. v. Ridley School District (3d. Cir. Pet. for rhrg en banc)

Special Education & Disabilities: Whether parents who succeed on claim for reimbursement for private school tuition under IDEA's stay put provision are a prevail party entitled to attorneys' fees

Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. (U.S. Sup. Ct. - Merits Brief)

Equity & Discrimination: Whether informal agency guidance in the form of a letter intrepreting Title IX as applying to gender identity is entitled Auer deference by courts

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