Cleveland Memory Project: Legal Landmarks

Title

Winkelman v. Parma City School District, 550 U.S. 516 (2007)

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

Winkelman v. Parma City School District: A Legal Landmark in Cleveland History is a digital exhibit that includes summaries, case documents, audio files, and news articles. The exhibit covers the case from the administrative proceedings to the United States Supreme Court decision 550 U.S. 515 (2007). The Supreme Court held that a non-lawyer parent of a child with a disability may prosecute IDEA actions pro se (without an attorney) in federal court.