Cleveland Memory Project: Legal Landmarks


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

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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.