Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Goss v. Lopez
The Ohio Revised Code allows a school principal to suspend a pupil for up to 10 days or expel him for misconduct. If the student is expelled he is entitled to hearing that could lead to his reinstatement. However, if the student is just suspended, there is no provision for a hearing or reconsideration of the suspension. The Appellees, Lopez and others (Appellees) were all suspended from the Columbus Pubic School System for up to 10 days, each without a hearing.
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