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Ridley School District v. M. R., as Parents of E. R., a Minor

Petition for certiorari denied on May 18, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1547 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether operation of a “stay-put” provision in 20 U.S.C. § 1415(j) – which requires that a child whose educational program under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is under dispute to remain in his or her then-current placement while statutory “proceedings” to resolve the dispute are pending – terminates upon entry of a final judgment by a state or federal trial court in favor of the school district, as the D.C. and Sixth Circuits have held, or whether it continues until completion of any subsequent appeal of that judgment, as the Third and Ninth Circuits have held. CVSG: 4/10/2015.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 7 2014Application (13A1109) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 21, 2014 to June 20, 2014, submitted to Justice Alito.
May 9 2014Application (13A1109) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until June 20, 2014.
Jun 20 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 28, 2014)
Jul 14 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including August 27, 2014.
Jul 28 2014Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed.
Aug 27 2014Brief of respondents M. R., et ux., as Parents of E. R., a Minor in opposition filed.
Sep 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Sep 10 2014Reply of petitioner Ridley School District filed. (Distributed)
Sep 15 2014Letter of September 15, 2014, received from counsel for petitioner. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2014The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Apr 10 2015Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Apr 28 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.
Apr 28 2015Supplemental brief of petitioner Ridley School District filed. (Distributed)
May 18 2015Petition DENIED.