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Lubbock ISD Wins Judgment in Jesus Tattoo Suit

Lubbock ISD, represented by Underwood Law Firm Shareholders Ann Manning, David Backus and Ronn Garcia wins […]

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How Schools Can Avoid Liability in Claims Alleging Student-on-Student Harassment

In a recently decided District Court case, C.L. ex rel. R.L. v. Leander Indep. Sch. […]

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New Guidance Issued from the EEOC on Religious Garb and Grooming

Religious discrimination lawsuits are on the rise. In 2013, the EEOC received 3,721charges alleging religious […]

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School District Compensation of Retire/Rehire Employees

Many districts engage in the practice of employing retired teachers and administrators for various reasons.  […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court Denies Writ of Certiorari and Will Not Hear the “I ♥ Boobies!” Case

As you may recall, on  August 5, 2013, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, upheld […]

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The Friday Night Lights Continue to Spotlight Student Free Speech Issues

The legal battle over run-through banners at football games continues, and the most recent arguments […]

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Underwood Presents at TCASE

Underwood special education attorney Ronn Garcia attended the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education conference […]

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OCR clarifies its January 25, 2013, Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on students with disabilities in extracurricular athletics

In January of this year, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued a Dear Colleague […]

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Shareholders Present a Review of the “Merry Christmas Bill”

On December 4, 2013, Underwood Law Firm shareholder David Backus made a presentation to Superintendents at […]

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Public Education Law Section – Fall 2013 Newsletter

To view the Public Education Law Section 2013 Spring Newsletter, click here.

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