Courts
Courts
Charter schools in Ohio and Michigan sue Biden administration

(The Center Square) – A group of Ohio and Michigan charter schools sued the Biden administration today, claiming a new rule that requires charter schools to prove public schools are… Read More

August 9, 2022
Courts
Brief: Court-ordered funding transfers in North Carolina school spending case are unconstitutional

(The Center Square) – The John Locke Foundation and North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law are urging the North Carolina Supreme Court to reject an “unconstitutional” transfer from the state… Read More

August 5, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Christian school sues Biden administration for withholding lunches from low-income students over views on sexuality

A Christian elementary school has filed suit against the Biden administration for threatening to bar its low-income students from receiving school lunch help because of the school’s Christian beliefs. Read More

August 4, 2022
Courts
State Supreme Court will hear decades-long North Carolina education funding case on Aug. 31

(The Center Square) – Dozens of “recognized leaders in the North Carolina business community” are weighing in on the decades-long Leandro school funding saga ahead of a state Supreme Court… Read More

July 29, 2022
Courts
Federal Judge blocks Biden transgender rules from taking effect

(The Sentinel) – In at least a temporary victory, a federal judge last week temporarily blocked a Biden administration rule forcing businesses and schools to allow transgender students and… Read More

July 20, 2022
Courts
Judge blocks federal transgender sports, bathroom guidance in Tennessee, 19 other states

(The Center Square) — A federal judge in Tennessee ruled in favor of Tennessee and 19 other states in their effort to block federal guidelines on transgender… Read More

July 18, 2022
Courts
North Carolina treasurer appealing order requiring state health plan to cover sex change operations

(The Center Square) — North Carolina Treasurer Dale Folwell is appealing a recent federal court order requiring the state health plan to fund sex change operations, though the plan will… Read More

July 18, 2022
Courts, Culture, Public Education
‘Public relations mirage’: Parents’ rights groups sue DOE over bias, alleged illegalities in Biden’s new parents council

Parent advocate groups have joined forces to sue the U.S. Department of Education, alleging its new parents council isn’t ideologically balanced.  The DOE announced in a June… Read More

July 8, 2022
Courts, Legislation
What powers do lawmakers have, and how much do the courts have, in school funding? North Carolina to decide

(The Center Square) — North Carolina lawmakers have some questions for the state Supreme Court to ponder in the decades-long Leandro school funding lawsuit. In an opening brief filed by… Read More

July 7, 2022
Courts, Legislation
Judge blocks West Virginia school choice program, state to appeal

(The Center Square) – A circuit court judge is blocking West Virginia from implementing a school choice program intended to provide more options for parents and students, but Attorney General… Read More

July 7, 2022
Courts, Culture, Opinion
Biden’s smear of Supreme Court on foreign soil a disgrace to the nation, a disservice to its intricate design

In defaming the U.S. Supreme Court – in front of an overseas audience – for its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Joe… Read More

July 4, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Wisconsin Lutheran High School fights Milwaukee’s ‘unlawful’ six-figure property tax bill

A Christian high school in Wisconsin is suing the city of Milwaukee after being forced to pay more than $100,000 in property taxes for a building it says should be… Read More

July 1, 2022
Courts, Culture
Silent prayer in public is protected by the Constitution, US Supreme Court rules in coach prayer case

The government cannot punish its employees or anyone else for silent prayer, even at public events and facilities, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled… Read More

June 27, 2022
Courts, Culture
‘Egregiously wrong’ Roe v. Wade overturned; abortion returned to states to decide – and Missouri already has

The overturning of Roe v. Wade Friday is a new day for the cause of life in America, largely an end to abortion in Missouri, and a cementing… Read More

June 24, 2022
Courts
Judge rules fair share fees unconstitutional in Pennsylvania teachers union lawsuit

(The Center Square) – In a setback for public-sector unions, a consent order could upend Pennsylvania’s fair share fee laws, which require non-union workers to pay a fee similar… Read More

May 31, 2022
Courts
AGs sue Biden administration over DOJ’s call to investigate protesting parents

(The Center Square) – Fourteen Republican attorneys general, led by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, have sued the Biden administration for not responding to a Freedom of Information request related… Read More

March 11, 2022
Courts
Head Start teachers in 3 states suing over Biden administration’s COVID vaccination mandate

(The Center Square) — Head Start teachers in Louisiana, Ohio and Virginia are suing the Biden administration over a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the federally funded program. Elizabeth Etherton,… Read More

March 1, 2022
Courts
Oakland County parents sue over school mask mandate

(Scott McClallen | The Center Square) – Oakland County Parents sued Oakland County Health Officer Leigh-Anne Stafford and three school districts over their mask mandates on Saturday. The… Read More

February 10, 2022
Courts
Justices will hear arguments on Jan. 7 in challenges to Biden vaccine policies

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, the Supreme Court fast-tracked two disputes over the Biden administration’s efforts to expand vaccinations. In an unusual move, the justices announced on Wednesday… Read More

December 29, 2021
Courts
Majority of court appears poised to roll back abortion rights

It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed the constitutional right to abortion that the court first recognized in… Read More

December 7, 2021