Undone by Law: The Uncertain Legacy of Lau v. Nichols
- Case Commentaries. Sugarman, Stephen D.; Widess, Ellen G. // California Law Review;Jan1974, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p157
Discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case 'Lau v. Nichols,' which deals with the issue of equal protection for non-English-speaking school children. Facts of the case; Supreme Court's unanimous ruling to reverse the Ninth Circuit's decision and remand the case to the district court; Equal...
- The Rights Of Non-English Speakers. . // Education Week;9/2/1987, Vol. 6 Issue 40, p155
The article discusses the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on the case Lau v. Nichols involving parents of some 1,800 non-English speaking students of Chinese ancestry and the San Francisco Unified School District in California in 1974. The parents charged the district of imposing the English...
- Is American National Identity in Crisis? The Official English. Nam Gyun Kim // Miguk-sa Yongu;2007, Vol. 26, p191
Although English is usually considered the 'American language,' there is no official language in America. From the beginning of the United States of America, English was used in formal national ceremonies and important documents, but it did not have any legal status as the official language. The...
- Lau v. Nichols. // Supreme Court Cases: The Dynamic Court (1930-1999);1999, pN.PAG
Presents the case Lau v. Nichols argued before the United States Supreme Court. Opening statements; Decision of the Court; Comments by the judges.
- Bilingual Education: Si o No? Hirsch, Eric; Lays, Julie // State Legislatures;Dec98, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p24
Discusses the issue of bilingual education system in California for students with limited English proficiency. Impact of the Lau versus Nichols case in the United States Supreme Court; Number of students who are classified as limited English proficient; Provisions of Proposition 227.
- editor's note. Rebecca Yang // Asian American Policy Review;2013/2014, Vol. 24, p5
An introduction is presented in which editor discusses various articles within issue on topics including the U.S. Supreme Court case Lau v. Nichols on civil right, impact of sex-selective abortion bans on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and interview with filmmaker Curtis Chin.
- The Decision of the Austrian Verfassungsgerichtshof on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: An Instrument of Leverage or Rearguard Action? Orator, Andreas // German Law Journal;Dec2015, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1429
The article examines the Austrian Constitutional Court's decision on the charter of fundamental rights of the European Union.
- Bilingual Education in the 1980's: Basic Questions Remain Unresolved. White, Eileen // Education Week;2/8/1984, Vol. 3 Issue 20, p13
The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Lau versus Nichols case that civil rights case was brought by limited-English proficient Chinese students in San Francisco. The students claimed that they were not receiving special help in school due to their inability to...
- Bilingual education 30 years later. // American Teacher;Mar2004, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p8
Reports on 30 years of bilingual education in the United States. U.S. Supreme Court ruling in "Lau v. Nichols"; Objectives of the National Association of Bilingual Education; Socio-economic profile and education of English-as-Second-Language students.