Amicus Brief

TSSAA v. Brentwood Academy (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

First Amendment—standard for free speech challenge to contractual terms promoting educational mission.

Staub v. Proctor Hospital (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

USERRA:  Vicarious liability of employer for discriminatory animus of subordinate without decision-making authority; available defenses to “cat’s paw” claims. Filed 9/7/10.

Purdham v. Fairfax County School Board (4th Cir.)

Fair Labor Standards Act:  Interpretation of nominal fee—Payment of stipends to school support staff who volunteer as coaches/advisors for athletic and extracurricular activities. Filed June 17, 2010. 

Perdue v. Kenny A. (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Section 1988:  Attorneys’ fees--Enhancement award based on quality of representation and results achieved. Filed June 29, 2009.

NSBA Amicus Brief Page v. Lexington County School District One (4th Cir.)

First Amendment: Government speech—school district statements on proposed legislation—hyperlinks on school web sites

Does v. Board of Educ. of Prince George's County (4th Cir.)

Legal System: Davis standard - deliberate indifference - agency enforcement guidance - bullying/harassment. Filed June 4, 2014.


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