Monthly Legal Update

March 2020 Legal Update

This month’s update concerns issues that were subject to recent, unpublished federal court decisions of general significance: (a) potential liability for bullying behavior by school personnel, and (b) sanctions for the bad-faith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.

Monthly Legal Update

July 2017 Legal Update

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