Amicus Brief

Horne and Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives v. Flores (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Equal Educational Opportunities Act:  Adequacy of State funding of English Language Learner programs—interpretation of “appropriate action” requirement; effect of NCLB on EEOA. Filed March 25, 2009. 

NSBA Amicus Brief - Harris v. School District of Palm Beach County (11th Cir.)

First Amendment: student expression - viewpoint discrimination based on religion - Establishment Clause concerns, by Julie Underwood

NSBA Amicus Brief - Grutter v. Bollinger, Gratz v. Bollinger (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Equal protection: affirmative action - use of race as a factor in admissions process for purposes of fostering diversity.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Gross v. FBL Financial Services (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Age Discrimination in Employment Act:  burden of proof--mixed motive instruction.  Filed 3/4/09.

Garcetti v. Ceballos (U.S. Sup. Ct.) - Merits Brief

First Amendment: free expression - retaliation for speaking on matter of public concern.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Frederick v. Morse (9th Cir.)

Student Rights: free speech - authority of school district to regulate expression inconsistent with its educational mission.

Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Sex discrimination: Title IX pre-emption of section 1983 constitutional claims in peer harassment case.


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