United States Fifth Circuit

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NUNEZ v. SIMMS, 02-50625

Because a teacher had no property interest in continued employment after her teaching certification lapsed, the clearly established constitutional right of due process is not implicated.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/30/2003
  • Published 07/30/2003


  • GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD and HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judges, and FELDMAN, District Judge.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Mark Berry (argued), El Paso, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant., Cheryl Tremaine Mehl, Schwartz & Eichelbaum, Austin, TX, for Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund, Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • S. Anthony Safi (argued), Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi & Galatzan, El Paso, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.