so disproportionate to the offense in light of all circumstances as to be shocking to one’s sense of fairness
The King of zero tolerance school boards in Delaware lost a huge appeal with the Delaware Superior Court. After expelling a student in 2017, the student appealed the decision and the State Board of Education ruled in the student’s favor. Not one to take anything laying down, the Smyrna Board of Education filed an appeal against the State Board. They lost and they lost big time!
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