This month’s update concerns issues that were subject to recent, unpublished federal court decisions of general significance: (a) potential liability for bullying behavior by school personnel, and (b) sanctions for the bad-faith litigation conduct of the parties and/or their advocates. Click here to download the update and read more.
This monthly legal alert reports two very recent cases that illustrate the continuing litigation concerning two major issues for students with disabilities--peer harassment, including bullying, and special education eligibility, including the "need prong." Both are from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals: (1) Doe v. Columbia-Brazoria Independent School District (2017) for peer harassment under Section 504… Continue reading July 2017 Legal Update
As the latest additions to your legal currency, this month's alert identifies the effects of previous recent legal developments that focus on bullying and methodology under the IDEA. Click to download the April update.