Pa. Supreme Court Reduces Jury Award in School Bus Accident

The court upheld rulings that drastically reduced the damages awarded to a student who lost a leg after being struck by a school bus.

Teachers' Union Fee Case to Be Appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

The justices will soon be offered a fresh opportunity to overrule a key precedent on service fees for workers who object to joining the teachers' union.

Suits Challenge Race in Admissions at Harvard, UNC-Chapel Hill

The group behind the challenge to affirmative action at the University of Texas at Austin launches a broader attack on the use of race in admissions.

University of Texas Race Plan Appears Headed Back to U.S. Supreme Court

A full federal appeals court refused to reconsider a panel decision that upheld a race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review in School Bullying Case

The justices decline to hear a case alleging a Pennsylvania school district failed to effectively respond to bullying of middle school students.

New Mexico Court Tosses Student Confession on Alcohol at School

The state high court threw out a high school student's admission about drinking because he received no warning of his right to remain silent.

Appeals Court Rejects Police Handcuffing of Elementary Student

The 9th Circuit federal appeals court rules against officers in the handcuffing of an 11-year-old who was unresponsive to a school official at recess.

Parents Potentially Liable for Son's Fake Facebook Account, Georgia Court Rules

A state appeals court says parents of a 7th grader who created a fake Facebook account mocking a classmate are potentially liable for negligence.

Fiery Draft Dissent by Sotomayor Influenced Race Case, New Book Says

The book says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor circulated a fiery dissent after a majority planned to rule against a race-conscious admissions plan in 2012.

Supreme Court Seeks U.S. Views in Special Education Case

The justices ask the Obama administration if the high court should take up a case involving federal special education law and costs.

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