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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

More School Dollars!

School finance claims shuffle back to life

Digital Discipline

We aren’t sure if you can say that

Desegregation Redux

Desegregation cases affecting hundreds of districts haven’t been concluded.

Can Carrots Become Sticks?

Court knows coercion when it sees it

Door Still Closed

Alabama plaintiffs lose federal school finance challenge

Title IX at Trial

If you schedule it, will they come?

Mickey Mouse Strikes Back

Voucher wars heat up in Colorado

Budget Buster

Teachers sue to protect pensions

Trouble in Kansas

Parents in a wealthy district sue to pay more taxes

Thou Shalt Not Say Jesus

Do elementary school students have free-speech rights?

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