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Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools

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SCOTUS Service Dog Decision Could Spell Bad News For Schools

Fisher Phillips • March 06, 2017
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that a disabled child’s parents were not legally required to jump through certain additional hoops and exhaust administrative remedies in a service animal dispute before suing a school for damages under federal antidiscrimination law. This is a concerning decision for schools and school districts, as it will likely lead to an increase in lawsuits (Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools).