Civil Procedure Keyed to Marcus
Bender v. Williamsport Area School District
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As a result of the school board decision, ten of the students (Plaintiffs) filed suit in the United States District Court against the Williamsport Area School District, the nine members of the school board, the superintendent and the school principal (Defendants). After discovery, the parties filed cross-motions for summary judgment. The final order entered by the district court was a ruling in favor of the Plaintiffs, but did not allow for injunctive or other relief. After the decision, the school board decided to allow the students to conduct the requested meetings. However, John C. Youngerman (Youngerman), a lone member of the school board, filed a Notice of Appeal.
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