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Court Case Positions
Student Research Form, Print and Complete 

After reading the available sections of the case, answer the following questions:

Plaintiffs: [in these cases, the person or persons suing a school or school district]

  1. What was your side trying to change? Why (consider the time and place of the case)?




  2. How did your side respond to the arguments of the defendants?




  3. What laws and court opinions did your side use to support their position?




Defendants: [in these cases, schools or school districts]
  1. What did your side not want to change? Why (consider the time and place of the case)?




  2. How did your side respond to the plaintiffÂ’s complaint?




  3. What laws and court opinions did your side use to support their position?




Both Teams:

  1. What do you think will be the outcome of this case? Explain your reasoning.





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