Arizona Law Banning 'Radical' Mexican-American Studies Class Under Legal Spotlight

Wochit Headline News - Tuesday, 18 July 2017  (1 week ago)
An Arizona law that ended a popular Mexican-American studies classes in Tucson was back in court this week. According to the AP, at issue is whether the law was enacted with discriminatory intent. The trial will include testimony from the man behind the effort to end the program. Former Arizona schools chief Tom Horne defended the law, saying it helped keep "radical" curriculum out of classrooms. He also passed the state's landmark immigration law, and will testify on Tuesday.

Recent related news

Advertisement
PHOENIX (AP) β€” Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week over a yearslong legal battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic...
1 week ago • Seattle Times
PHOENIX (AP) β€” The former leader of Arizona’s public schools defended his yearslong battle to end a popular Mexican-American history program, testifying...
1 week ago • Seattle Times
*By The Canadian Press* PHOENIX β€” Former Arizona schools chief Tom Horne spent Tuesday morning defending his yearslong battle against a popular...
1 week ago • CJME
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) β€” A judge plans to rule within weeks on a challenge to an Arizona law that prompted the dismantling of a Mexican-American history program in...
2 days ago • Seattle Times
Advertisement
The Association of American Law Schools is moving a 2018 clinical legal education meeting from Austin, Texas, to Chicago because of legislative action on...
13 hours ago • ABA Journal
A law lecturer and legal practitioner says lawyers for the EC Sory@Law are not in breach of conflict of interest situation with decision to represent the...
5 days ago • Myjoyonline

You might like