Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Peninsula School District v. D.P.

Petition for certiorari denied on February 21, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-539 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), what is the test for determining whether a plaintiff is “seeking relief that is also available under [IDEA],” thereby triggering the Act’s requirement that the plaintiff exhaust administrative remedies before filing suit? (2) When a plaintiff is in part “seeking relief also available under [IDEA],” must that plaintiff first exhaust the administrative remedies available under IDEA before pursuing any federal claim? (3) May a court reject a properly supported summary judgment motion and allow the non-moving party to amend its complaint to assert facts that contradict sworn deposition testimony?

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