The Impact of San Antonio Independent School District V. Rodriguez Upon the State and Federal Courts

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This investigation is concerned with determining the impact of the United States Supreme Court's Rodriguez decision upon the state and federal courts. The first chapter discusses the background behind the 1973 decision and outlines the basic issues. The second chapter examines the decision's impact upon opinions in the federal courts and concludes that Rodriguez has become a significant precedent. While school finance reform is dormant in the federal tribunals as a result of the decision, the third chapter concludes that reform is still possible in the state courts. However, there has been a deceleration in the rate of cases overturning ... continued below

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Nelson, Scott A. August 1976.

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This investigation is concerned with determining the impact of the United States Supreme Court's Rodriguez decision upon the state and federal courts. The first chapter discusses the background behind the 1973 decision and outlines the basic issues. The second chapter examines the decision's impact upon opinions in the federal courts and concludes that Rodriguez has become a significant precedent.
While school finance reform is dormant in the federal tribunals as a result of the decision, the third chapter concludes that reform is still possible in the state courts. However, there has been a deceleration in the rate of cases overturning school funding statutes since 1973. The final chapter examines some of the state legislatures and concludes that statutory reform is not necessarily linked to action in the courts.

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Nelson, Scott A. The Impact of San Antonio Independent School District V. Rodriguez Upon the State and Federal Courts, thesis, August 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663219/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .