Duquesne University School of Law

Prof. Sizemore-Thompson discusses suspensions resulting from hoodie ban

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Penn Hills school district has lifted a ban on hoodies after 41 students were suspended, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Assistant Clinical Professor Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson discussed why students of color or with disabilities were more likely to be suspended from school when the ban was in place. Sizemore-Thompson leads Duquesne Law's Education Law Clinic and Juvenile Defender Clinic.

Read "Penn Hills hoodie ban lifted, but questions remain."

Faculty Referenced In Article

Tiffany Sizemore, J.D.Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills