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Amicus Briefs

Sclaes of JusticeCOPAA is a leader in shaping the body of case law protecting and enforcing the rights of students with disabilities and their families. 

Our Amicus Committee provides technical assistance to members and files briefs in cases of national significance. The issues for amicus are issues affecting all children with disabilities and topics of the briefs are varied.  Recent topics include the requirement to identify and evaluate all children in all areas of suspected disability; to the constitutional protections and right to be free from physical restraints in schools; and, the three separate and distinct rights and protections offered to all students with disabilities in schools under the IDEA, Section 504 and the ADA. 

COPAA welcomes requests for Amicus Briefs for cases that:

1) present an issue(s) consistent with our mission statement
2) have a precedent setting value, and
affect the educational welfare of students with disabilities.

Click here for instructions on how to submit request for Amicus or Technical Assistance.


COPAA Amicus Briefs

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This collection included Amicus Briefs written by or for the COPAA Amicus Committee. Also includes ruling, opinions, and Briefs that COPAA signed onto authored by other organizations.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
D.L. v. D.C. (D.C., 2018) PDF (472.97 KB)  more ] Administration 1/31/2019
CD. v Natick Appellant Brief (1st Cir, 2018) PDF (9.63 MB) Administration 1/7/2019
C.W. v. Denver PS (10th Cir., 2020) PDF (317.18 KB)  more ] Administration 6/17/2020
C. D. v. Natick PSD & MA Bureau (1st Cir, 2018) PDF (543.42 KB)  more ] Administration 1/7/2019
Butte Sch. Dist. v. C.S., et al. (9th Cir.,2019) PDF (780.84 KB)  more ] Administration 9/24/2019
Bd. of Educ. of the North Rockland (2nd Cir, 2017) PDF (96.24 KB)  more ] Administration 11/28/2017
BD v. DC (DC Cir, 2015) PDF (294.6 KB)  more ] Administration 8/11/2015
Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust (2nd Cir, 2013) PDF (683.99 KB)  more ] Administration 6/5/2013
Author's Guild Inc. v. HathiTrust-DECISION(2d Cir) PDF (489.74 KB)  more ] Administration 7/1/2014
Ashley Krawietz v. Galveston (5th Cir, 2017) PDF (244.86 KB)  more ] Administration 11/14/2017
Anchorage v. M.P. Opinion, 9th Cir, Jul2012 PDF (103.56 KB)  more ] Administration 9/25/2012
Anchorage v. M.P, District Ruling, Nov2011 PDF (52.55 KB)  more ] Administration 9/25/2012
A.M.v. NY City DOE (2nd Cir, 2016) PDF (243.52 KB)  more ] Administration 4/20/2016
A.M. v. Monrovia, 9th Cir Decision, Dec2010 PDF (85.36 KB)  more ] Administration 10/11/2012
A.L. v. Clovis USD (9th Cir, 2018) PDF (444.73 KB)  more ] Administration 1/14/2019
A.G. v. Wissahickon, 3d Cir, Oct2009 PDF (183.42 KB)  more ] Administration 10/11/2012
A.D.and R.D. v. Haddon Heights BOE (3rd Cir, 2017) PDF (236.14 KB)  more ] Administration 8/1/2017
P.P., v. Northwest Indep. SD (5th Cir.,2020) PDF (323.74 KB)  more ] Administration 6/23/2020
Miguel Perez v. Sturgis (6th Cir., 2020) PDF (437.84 KB)  more ] Administration 6/17/2020
LeJeune G., v. Pennsylvania (3rd Cir., 2019) PDF (373.02 KB)  more ] Administration 2/4/2019
L.J. v. SB of Broward County (11th Cir,2018) PDF (156.74 KB)  more ] Administration 2/20/2018
F.H. et. al. v. Memphis City Sch (6th Cir, 2013) PDF (529.88 KB)  more ] Administration 1/9/2014
Espinoza v. Montana Dept Revenue (Sup Ct, 2019) PDF (317.78 KB)  more ] Administration 11/18/2019
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