Attys Against Prop 8 File Suit Over Calif. Teacher Laws

Law360, San Diego (May 15, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT) -- Two attorneys who are challenging California’s gay marriage ban on Monday filed a sweeping suit against the state seeking to strike down five laws that they claim violate the state constitution by making it nearly impossible for schools to dismiss bad teachers from the classroom.

Theodore Boutrous Jr. and Theodore Olson, who are contesting the constitutionality of Proposition 8, brought their latest suit in California state court on behalf of several schoolchildren, looking to overturn statutes on permanent employment for teachers, dismissal procedures and layoffs based...
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