No. 3:17-CV-01734.

376 F.Supp.3d 429 (2019)

B.L., a minor, BY AND THROUGH her father, Lawrence LEVY, and her mother, Betty Lou Levy, Plaintiff, v. MAHANOY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT, Defendant.

United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania.

Signed March 21, 2019.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Cause: 28 U.S.C. § 2201 Injunction
Nature of Suit: 448 Civil Rights: Education
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mary Catherine Roper , Molly Tack-Hooper , American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, Arleigh P. Helfer , Theresa E. Loscalzo , Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, Philadelphia, PA, for Plaintiff.

David William Brown , Michael I. Levin , Levin Legal Group, P.C., Huntingdon Valley, PA, John G. Dean , Elliott Greenleaf & Dean, Scranton, PA, for Defendant.


This case raises the question of whether a public school can lawfully remove a student from an extracurricular activity for her profanity, transmitted off school grounds on a Saturday to fellow students. Plaintiff B.L., a student at Mahanoy Area High School...

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