Education

Groff v. Lawson

The plaintiff’s negligence claim against a Westfield school resource officer must be dismissed on grounds of sovereign immunity. The officer heard a report that students were “fleeing” the school, where an all-night graduation was being held. He considered the situation… Read More ›

Wood v. Arnold (P)

In this suit to vindicate a student’s First Amendment rights, two statements concerning Islamic beliefs, presented as part of a high school world history class, did not violate the student’s rights under either the Establishment Clause or the Free Speech Clause…. Read More ›

Doe v. Alger

Following a successful due process claim against James Madison University related to accusations of sexual misconduct, the court awarded the plaintiff $519,271 in fees, $41,408 in litigation expenses, and $13,500 in costs. The court imposed a modest reduction based on… Read More ›