William M. Quin II (co-authored with Michael P. Mills, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi)

The Right to a "Minimally Adequate Education" as Guaranteed by the Mississippi Constitution

Albany Law Review
State Constitutional Commentary
An Interdisciplinary Examination of State Courts, State Constitutional Law, and State Constitutional Adjudication
61 Alb. L. Rev. 1521 (1998)

Numerous state supreme courts have been asked to examine the extent to which their state constitutions guarantee a "fundamental right" to minimal standards of free public education in wake of the United States Supreme Court's decision in San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez. The authors conclude that Mississippi citizens have a state constitutional, though not inherent, right to demand a "minimally adequate public education".

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