Goss v. Lopez
Significance, The Lower Court Rulings, The Majority's Argument, The Dissent, Further Readings
Norval Goss, et al.
Eileen Lopez, et al.
That the suspension of a public school student without a hearing does not violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Thomas A. Bustin
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Peter D. Roos
Justices for the Court
William J. Brennan, Jr., William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White (writing for the Court)
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
22 January 1975
The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is violated when a student is suspended without notice and hearing.
- Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, 393 U.S. 503 (1969).
- Goldberg v. Kelly, 397 U.S. 254 (1970).
- Connell v. Higgenbotham, 403 U.S. 207 (1971).
- Arnett v. Kennedy, 416 U.S. 134 (1974).
- Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser, 478 U.S. 675 (1986).
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