A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit of a Michigan graduate student expelled from her program in school counseling in a dispute over her refusal to treat gay clients.
January 2012 Archives
A federal appeals court has reversed the conviction of a former Maryland school district superintendent for "honest-services fraud" but upheld counts involving evidence and witness tampering and obstruction of justice.
The U.S. Supreme Court turned aside an appeal from an Oregon family seeking reimbursement for the private placement of a child in a school charging tuition of $5,200 per month.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police officers who entered a home in search of guns amid an investigation of a rumored threat of school violence were immune from a family's lawsuit alleging a constitutional violation.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a school board in Delaware, which had its practice of reciting prayers before its public board meetings struck down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, in Philadelphia,
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up major appeals involving student free speech rights on the Internet.
A federal judge this week ordered the immediate removal of a large prayer mural addressed to "Our Heavenly Father" in the auditorium of a Rhode Island high school.
The justices ruled unanimously that the Constitution bars lawsuits against churches by their ministers, and that a Lutheran school teacher could not sue her church employer for discrimination because she was effectively a minister.
During oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court appeared inclined to require that public-employee unions provide nonmembers with the chance to opt out of special assessments for political purposes.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear appeals on a requirement for compensatory tutoring in special education and on the federal test for compliance with Title IX.
A South Carolina radio talk show host has won a round in an ongoing battle with the state school administrators group over a Freedom of Information Act request he filed. But the host appears to be losing the war.
The civil rights lawyer argued the Brown v. Board of Education case both at the trial court in Topeka, Kan., and in the U.S. Supreme Court.