Beatriz Vergara, et al. v. State of California

CONCLUDED

Trial
01/27/14 – 03/27/14

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Summary

In this education Law proceeding, the plaintiff Beatriz Vergara and others challenged the tenure policies of California public school teachers. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of nine individual public school students. The allegations against the defendants were that ineffective teachers are allowed to continue teaching even though their earlier performance had been inadequate.
Plaintiff Beatriz Vergara and other joining plaintiffs were represented by attorneys Theodore “Ted” Boutrous and Marcellus McRae. The defense comprises of California Teacher’s Association and the State of California. California Teacher’s Association was represented by attorney James Finberg. The State of California was represented by attorneys Nimrod Elias and Susan Carson.

Outcome

The court found that all the challenged statutes were unconstitutional and the injunctions were stayed.

Case Information
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Sessions

FEB
11
AM Session
Other
2 Chapters
FEB
20

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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