Dec 16
Leandro v. State of North Carolina: Public Education, the State Budget, and a Quarter Century of Litigation

  December 16, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  John Locke Foundation, 4800 Six Forks Rd, Suite 221, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

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Every North Carolinian values education. But, few know much about the history of Leandro v. State of North Carolina, a case which has dragged on for more than 25 years. Come learn about the history and possible future of that case, and discover the significant impacts it has had on constitutional law, public funding for education, the rights of students, and the interplay between the legislature and local governments. Join us for a discussion of the separation of powers and other constitutional issues that are still evolving. This presentation will take you through Leandro’s history and forecast its potential future implications in areas far beyond education.

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