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Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Forest Grove School District v. T.A.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-305 9th Cir. Apr 28, 2009
Tr.
Jun 22, 2009 6-3 Stevens OT 2008

Issue: Whether parents of a student who has never previously received special education services from a school district may be eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for reimbursement of private school tuition.

Judgment: Affirmed, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice John Paul Stevens on June 22, 2009.

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