|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-1285||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether an educational setting constitutes a child's “then-current educational placement” under 20 U.S.C. § 1415(j) simply because it is the placement listed in an individualized education program drafted by the school district, when the parents objected to the portion of the IEP listing that placement, and the child never actually attended that placement.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 24 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 30, 2017)|
|May 30 2017||Brief of respondent Seattle School District in opposition filed.|
|Jun 06 2017||Reply of petitioners N. E., By and Through His Parents, C. E., et ux., et al. filed.|
|Jun 14 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.|
|Oct 02 2017||Petition DENIED.|
The Senate has advanced Biden's nomination of Elizabeth Prelogar to be solicitor general, the top lawyer who represents the administration at the Supreme Court.
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