Fed judge strikes down school’s uniform policy

MARIPOSA COUNTY, ESQ.

Anita Starchman-BryantA federal judge recently ruled that the uniform policy of a North Carolina public charter school requiring girls to wear skirts was in violation of the Constitution’s equal protection law.
This ruling came as a result of a case filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of three female students (the plaintiffs) who challenged their K-8 public charter school’s uniform policy. The opinion was written by Judge Malcolm J. Howard of the United States District Court fo...

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