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Lucan Battison Successful Over Unlawful School Rules

Written by Glenn Finnigan, PARTNER on July 1st, 2014.    

Recently the Nation watched with interest as Lucan Battison successfully took St John’s College to the High Court after being suspended for refusing to cut his hair. We have summarised the case below, and provided some general comments about how schools can avoid or minimise the risk of having disciplinary decisions based on non-compliance with school rules challenged.
 
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