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Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA and Education Law Center File 3rd Circuit Brief: Remand on Exhaustion Not Warranted »
COPAA, along with amici Education Law Center (ELC) filed an amicus brief in support of the parents/Appellants in A.D....
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court of Appeals Affirms DC's Obligation to Find, Evaluate, Serve Students with Disabilities »
On June 23, 2017 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion in the DL v. DC case , the child...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using the Ten-day Offer to Deny Reasonable Attorneys’ fees Undermines IDEA »
COPAA  filed an amicus brief on June 6, 2017 in support of reversal in the Third Circuit:  Rena C. v. Colonial...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
USSC Affirms Promise of the IDEA in Endrew F. Decision »
COPAA is pleased that the USSC reversed the 10th Circuit decision in  Endrew F   today. We expect this unani...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 9th Circuit Brief Encourages School districts to Pursue Child Find Obligations »
COPAA filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit, J.K and J.C., and K.K.-R.  v. Missoula County Public Schools,...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with a Disability »
           Press Contact: Selene Almazan, Esq., Legal Director, selene@copaa.org...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 3rd Circuit Brief Urging Clarity on Reimbursement Remedy »
COPAA filed  an amicus brief in the Third Circuit,  The School District of Philadelphia v. Robert Kirsch, Kare...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2nd Circuit Reverses Lower Court Decisions in A.M. v. New York City Department of Education. »
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed both the district court and the State Review Officer in A.M. v. New Yo...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear IDEA Case »
Washington, D.C.  In response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to place the Endrew F. v. Douglas County Scho...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA files Amicus Brief in United States Supreme Court in Support the Family in Fry v. Napoleon »
COPAA and the Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) filed an amicus brief on August 29, 2016 in support of Stacy Fry,...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents Prevail in Ninth Circuit: Failure to Assess is Denial of FAPE »
The Ninth Circuit issued a decision in the case Timothy O. v. Paso Robles and REVERSED and REMANDED the case for further...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
9th Circuit Opinion Affirms COPAA Argument: Schools Have an Obligation to Gather Data for FBAs/BIPs »
Today, the Ninth Circuit released its opinion in A.G. v. Paradise Valley USD, No. 13-16239 .  COPAA appeared as am...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files Brief in MN Asserting Harms Caused by Harsh Disciplinary Measures »
COPAA wrote and filed an amicus brief in Minnesota’s Supreme Court on behalf of Respondent, A.D., In the Matter of the Ex...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Amicus -5th Circuit Reverses Decision Denying Attorney Fees »
In D.G. v. New Caney Indep.Sch. Dist. , a victory for children with disabilities, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reve...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
COPAA files brief in 5th Circuit: Importance of the Attorney’s Fees Provision to the IDEA »
COPAA  filed an amicus brief on May 8, 2015 in the 5 th  Circuit cas e,  D.G. v. New Caney ISD.  ...
Thursday, September 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
6th Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Precedential Opinion for Families' Right to Seek Injury Relief »
September 4, 2014 - United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issues precedential opinion favoring fami...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Digitizing Copyrighted Works to Facilitate Access is Fair Use in 2nd Circuit Decision »
In June of 2013 COPAA joined the Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) and several other organizations&nb...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, June 5, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Joins Others in Filing 2nd Circuit Brief in Authors Guild v HathiTrust »
COPAA joined several other organizations today in filing an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sec...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Defense of Parent Blame »
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 In M.P. v. Anchorage Sch. Dist., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered an opini...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
11th Circuit Affirms IEE as Important Part of IEP; IDEA Intended IEE to be Free »
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 The 11th Circuit Order   issued today affirms District Court ruling in...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files Brief in Long v. Murray: School Shows Deliberate Indifference »
COPAA filed a brief on September 28, 2012 in support of appellants and reversal of the trial court in the case of Long v....

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