Supreme Court Review 2016/2017 TERM
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
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Issue:  Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1400

Endrew F. v. Douglas Country School District

15-827

QUESTION(S) PRESENTED

What is the level of educational benefit that school districts must confer on children with disabilities to provide them with the free appropriate public education guaranteed by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq.?

DECISION

Fully Briefed and Argued
Awaiting Decision

ORAL ARGUMENT

Argued January 11, 2017

Appearences
On Behalf of Petitioner Endrew F., a minor, by and through his parents
Jeffrey L. Fisher, Stanford, Cal.
On Behalf of United States as Amicus Curiae supporting Petitioner
Irv Gor­ nstein, Counselor to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
On Behalf of Respondent Douglas County School District RE-1
Neal K. Katyal, Washington, D. C.
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Merit Briefs
Brief for Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Respondent (pdf download)
Reply Brief for Petitioner (pdf download)
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Brief for 118 Members of Congress As in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Advocates for Children of New York, et al in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, et al in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Mexico in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Disability Rights Organizations and Public Interest Centers in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for Former Officials Of The US Department Of Education in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for National Disability Rights Network, et al in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities, Decoding Dyslexia and Don’tdismyabilities, Inc as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners (pdf download)
Brief for the National Education Association, in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for The United States in Support of Petitioner (pdf download)
Brief for AASA, et al in Support of Respondent (pdf download)
Brief for Colorado State Board Of Education and Colorado Department of Education in Support of Respondent (pdf download)
Brief for National Association of State Directors of Special Education in Support of Neither Party (pdf download)
Brief for the Council of the Great City Schools in Support of Respondent (pdf download)
Brief for The National School Boards Association, et al in Support of Respondent (pdf download)

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United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Decided August 25, 2015
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