The court ruled Tuesday that a federal law preempts claims about design defect brought by those who want to be compensated for injuries caused by a vaccine's side effects.
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February 22, 2011
January 28, 2011
After two decades of decline, special education court cases are showing an upswing.
January 05, 2011
Lower Merion, a district in a suburb of Philadelphia, is accused of systematically tracking black students into special education classes.
December 20, 2010
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser has written a series of stories examining the results of the state's revamped special education program.
December 14, 2010
The full Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will revisit a March decision where a panel of judges said parents had to exhaust their administrative remedies under the IDEA before filing a lawsuit.
November 03, 2010
A case of a lawyer recently convicted of unauthorized practice of law offers an opportunity to review just what makes a good advocate.
October 13, 2010
"All children deserve the opportunity to get the most out of their educational experience, and that includes after-school activities," state Education Commissioner Alice Seagren said.
October 01, 2010
A judge concurred that a California womans' son was being denied his right to a free, public education.
July 29, 2010
The school district is systematically violating provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the lawsuit says.
May 26, 2010
Why should there be outdated or offensive language in the very laws designed to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities? That's what some lawmakers are discussing on Capitol Hill this week. Senators are preparing to eliminate all references in federal law to the terms "mental reta...