The purpose of this article, in light of the practical significance and the limited literature addressing the IDEA’s hearing level SOL, is to provide a current and concise overview of the case law addressing this specific issue. Part I provides the basic nature and purpose of SOL generally, and specifically how SOL applies to the IDEA’s impartial hearings. Parts II–IV addresses the elements of the SOL statutory provisions in terms of the triggering date, the exceptions, and the duration and effect of the SOL, including the importance of G.L. v. Ligonier Valley School District Authority. Part V provides practice pointers for IDEA IHOs.
Perry A. Zirkel,
Of Mouseholes and Elephants: The Statute of
Limitations for Impartial Hearings Under the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,
35 J. Nat’l Ass’n Admin. L. Judiciary
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