Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Peninsula School District v. D.P.

Petition for certiorari denied on February 21, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-539 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: (1) Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), what is the test for determining whether a plaintiff is “seeking relief that is also available under [IDEA],” thereby triggering the Act’s requirement that the plaintiff exhaust administrative remedies before filing suit? (2) When a plaintiff is in part “seeking relief also available under [IDEA],” must that plaintiff first exhaust the administrative remedies available under IDEA before pursuing any federal claim? (3) May a court reject a properly supported summary judgment motion and allow the non-moving party to amend its complaint to assert facts that contradict sworn deposition testimony?

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