ⓘ Category:Education case law

Adler v Ontario (AG)

Adler v Ontario, 3 S.C.R. 609 is a leading decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on the nature of the provincial education power and whether there was a constitutional obligation to fund private denominational education. The Court found that Ontarios Education Act did not violate sections 2 or 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms or section 93 of the Constitution Act, 1867.

Belgian Linguistic Case (No. 2)

The Belgian Linguistic case 1 EHRR 252 is a formative case on the right to education under the European Convention of Human Rights, Protocol 1, art 2. It related to "certain aspects of the laws on the use of languages in education in Belgium", was decided by the European Court of Human Rights in 1968.

Board of Education v. Walters

Board of Education v. Walters was a 1979 Ohio Supreme Court case relating to the funding of primary and secondary schools in Ohio. The Court ruled that the method of funding public schools at the time was constitutional despite disparities in per-pupil education spending between different districts. Article VI of the Ohio Constitution states that the state must provide an "adequate system of public schools." The ruling overturned a previous trial court ruling that the States school-funding system violated the Constitution of Ohios requirement of providing a thorough and efficient system of ...

Dimmock v Secretary of State for Education and Skills

Dimmock v Secretary of State for Education and Skills was a case heard in September–October 2007 in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, concerning the permissibility of the government providing Al Gores climate change documentary An Inconvenient Truth to English state schools as a teaching aid. The case was brought by Stewart Dimmock, a lorry HGV driver and school governor from Kent, England, a father of two sons who attend a state school. Dimmock has twice stood as a local election candidate for the New Party and received backing for the case from Viscount Monckton, the author ...

Mahe v Alberta

Mahe v Alberta, 1 S.C.R. 342 is a leading decision of the Supreme Court of Canada. The ruling is notable because the court established that section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms requires that parents of the official-language minority in each province have the right either to be represented on the school board, or to have a school board of their own, in order to provide adequate protection for the education rights of their children.

Miles v European Schools

The Complaints Board of European Schools set up under an international agreement between different member states and the EU, the European Schools Convention sought to make a preliminary reference to the Court of Justice, and the question was whether it could do so under TFEU article 267.

Miller v. Korns

Miller v. Korns is a significant legal case in the US state of Ohio. It was one of the first Ohio Supreme Court cases to challenge the Ohio State General Assemblys system of school financing.

Okwuobi v Lester B Pearson School Board

Okwuobi v Lester B Pearson School Board, 2005 SCC 16, is a leading Supreme Court of Canada decision on minority language rights. The Court held that parents in Quebec who are denied access to English schools for their children must apply through the Administrative Tribunal of Quebec, which holds exclusive jurisdiction to hear appeals regarding minority language rights, and cannot bypass the tribunal by applying to the courts. In examining the intent of the Quebec legislation the Court found that the tribunal also had the power to hear constitutional questions. This decision was part of a t ...

Pridgen v University of Calgary

Pridgen v University of Calgary was a freedom of speech case which took place in Alberta, Canada, in 2010. The case deals with two university students, Keith and Steven Pridgen, who were found guilty and punished by the University of Calgary in 2008, on grounds of "non-academic misconduct". The University of Calgary defines "non-academic misconduct" as: a conduct which causes injury to a person and/or damage to University property and/or the property of any member of the University community; b unauthorized removal and/or unauthorized possession of University property; c conduct which seri ...

Waldman v. Canada

Under the Education Act of Ontario every separate school was entitled to full public funding. Separate schools were defined as Roman Catholic schools. The Education Act stated: "1. 1 "separate school board" means a board that operates a school board for Roman Catholics;. 122. 1 Every separate school shall share in the legislative grants in like manner as a public school". As a result, Roman Catholic schools were the only religious schools entitled to the same public funding as the public secular schools. The Supreme Court of Canada confirmed the law in two cases, including Adler v. Ontario ...


ⓘ Education case law

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