A Washington state teacher did not violate the due-process rights of a student with developmental disabilities who had sexual encounters in a bathroom with another special education student, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Supreme Court's recently concluded term generated significant rulings for the rights of children, school board members, school employees, and litigants seeking to challenge aid to private schools.

A federal appeals court on Friday invalidated a Michigan ballot initiative that barred racial preferences in admissions at state colleges and universities.

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case dealing with public-employee unions' special assessments for political spending. And the justices will once again attempt to sort out the constitutional issues surrounding broadcasting rules meant to protect children from indecency.

The U.S. Supreme Court says a California law restrict minors' access to violent video games violates the First Amendment.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a group of young people that when she was in high school, she probably did not even realize that the U.S. Supreme Court existed, much less aspire to serve on it.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult for public employees to gain First Amendment protections for their workplace grievances.

The U.S. Supreme Court held 5-4 Thursday that a child's age can be a relevant factor in determining whether a criminal suspect must receive a warning about self-incrimination.

Legal challenges have failed to upend school-led recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance, and the high court is not jumping at the chance to revisit the issue.

Students who ridiculed their principals online could not be punished by school authorities because the speech was created off campus and did not substantially disrupt schools, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit rules.

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