United States Ninth Circuit

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L.J. v. Pittsburg Unified Sch. Dist., 14-16139

In an amended opinion in an action brought by a student and his mother under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the district court's summary judgment for defendant school district is reversed where: 1) the student was eligible for special education and related services; 2) the student was disabled under three categories defined by the IDEA; but 3) the district court erred in its ruling the student did not need special education services because of his satisfactory performance in general education classes.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/02/27




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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