Docket No. L.A. 31358.

29 Cal.3d 794 (1981)

632 P.2d 953

176 Cal. Rptr. 300

CALIFORNIA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. WILSON RILES, as Superintendent, etc., et al., Defendants and Respondents.

Supreme Court of California.

August 27, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Mitchel J. Ezer, Allan M. Rosenthal, Fred Okrand, Peter T. Galiano, Raymond L. Hansen, Kirsten L. Zerger and Diane Ross for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

George Deukmejian, Attorney General, Philip C. Griffin, Deputy Attorney General, Thomas M. Griffin and Roger D. Wolfertz for Defendants and Respondents.

Nancy Y. Bekavac and Munger, Tolles & Rickershauser as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Respondents.



These cases concern the constitutionality of sections 60315 and 60246 of the Education Code, which authorize the Superintendent of Public Instruction to lend, without charge, textbooks used in the public schools to students attending nonprofit nonpublic schools, and which provide funds for that purpose.1

Plaintiffs challenge these provisions...

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