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Bender quoted extensively on school tax-credit case

November 08, 2010

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law professor and dean emeritus Paul Bender’s Nov. 3 arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case involving Arizona’s school choice program produced numerous articles in the media. Here’s a sampling:

The Associated Press, “High court hears Arizona school case”

The Christian Science Monitor, “Religious schools, government money? Supreme Court hears Arizona case”

The Huffington Post, “Supreme Court Wrestles Over Religious Scholarship Program”

SCOTUSblog, “Argument recap: A Kennedy-Kagan axis?”

Education Week, “Supreme Court Weighs Arizona Tuition Tax Credits”

Courthouse News Service, “Justices Mull Tax Credit Use at Religious Schools”, “High court hears Arizona case”

The Wall of Separation, “Tax Credit Tangle: Supreme Court Considers Legality of Ariz. Religious School Aid”

Bender teaches courses on U.S. and Arizona constitutional law. He has written extensively about constitutional law, intellectual property and Indian law, and is coauthor of the two-volume casebook/treatise, Political and Civil Rights in the United States. Bender has argued more than 20 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and actively participates in constitutional litigation in federal and state courts. 

Jane Magruder,
Office of Communications, College of Law