Oral argument in Edmund’s lawsuit against discriminatory St. Louis policy

This upcoming Wednesday, April 5, Wencong Fa and I will be in St. Louis for oral argument in E.L. v. Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation. We will be representing Edmund Lee¬†and his mother La’Shieka White in their quest to strike down … Continue reading

Edmund’s fight against discrimination continues

Today a federal court issued an extremely¬†disappointing decision dismissing our lawsuit, which sought to give our client, third-grader Edmund Lee, Jr., the same opportunity to attend Gateway Science Academy as his white neighbors. As a result, Edmund will now have … Continue reading

PLF files major civil rights case challenging discriminatory St. Louis transfer program

The St. Louis transfer program allows students living in St. Louis County to attend magnet schools within city limits — unless the student is black. The program made headlines recently when it threatened to banish third-grader Edmund Lee Jr. from … Continue reading