The Oldest Blog
A first amendment blog for school administrators and attorneys.
Thompson & Horton’s Stephanie Hamm and Chris Gilbert successfully defeated a petition for review filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in T.O. v. Fort Bend ISD, which sought to overturn the 5th Circuit’s long-standing position that excessive student discipline does not violate the U.S. Constitution as long as state law both prohibits and remedies the use of unreasonable force. The Supreme Court’s decision cemented the victory in favor of the firm’s clients.