Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Legal Dictionary Home

Plyler V. Doe (1982)

The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that children who are undocumented immigrants are entitled to attend public schools. The Court based its decision on the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

LA-NOLO4:LEADS.1.1.0.1.20150716.32264+