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Joshua Dunn is professor of political science at the University of Colorado–Colorado Springs. His research focuses on judicial policymaking and in particular the influence of the courts on education. He is the author of Complex Justice: The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins (University of North Carolina Press 2008) and the co-editor, with Martin West, of From Schoolhouse to Courthouse: The Judiciary’s Role in American Education (Brookings 2009). He also authors a quarterly article on law and education for Education Next.

Published Articles & Media

Students wearing school uniforms wait for a bus.

Answered Prayer?

Montana case could prompt last judgment for Blaine Amendments
The Bladensburg World War I Memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Supreme Court Partially Junks a Lemon

American Legion Cross Case May Make It Harder To Sue Schools Over Religion

Bullying Bolick

Attempt to remove Arizona justice fails

Suing for Desegregation in Minnesota

Will the state's courts redraw school-district lines?

Supreme Court Denies Review but Offers Roadmap for High School Coach Who Prayed

Four justices hint they might be willing to overturn a Scalia opinion some saw as curtailing the free exercise of religion.

Good Advice

Trump overturns Obama guidance on race in public schools

Judging Choice

Court victory for charter schools in Louisiana

Quelle Horreur! New York Times Shocked to Learn That People Who Disagree with the New York Times Have Constitutional Rights

Conservatives didn’t weaponize the First Amendment; the authors of the Bill of Rights did.

Judgment Day for Union Agency Fees

High court hears oral argument in Janus v. AFSCME

Snap Judgment

Should schools act as community hall monitors?

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