Honig v. Doe

RESPONDENT:John Doe and Jack Smith
LOCATION: Louise M. Lombard High School

DOCKET NO.: 86-728
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1987-1988)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

CITATION: 484 US 305 (1988)
ARGUED: Nov 09, 1987
DECIDED: Jan 20, 1988

Asher Rubin – on behalf of the Petitioner
Glen D. Nager – as Amicus Curiae; in support of Petitioner
Sheila L. Brogna – on behalf of Respondents

Facts of the case

The Education of the Handicapped Act established “stay-put” provision that stated the rule that disabled persons have to continue their study in educational establishment till the finishing of it without the right to change or leave it if the local or state bodies or parents agreed to this.