U.S. Supreme Moot Court
Mackenzie Macallan, et al. v. Lisa Roelke and River Valley Schools, et al.

February 2010 / U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

On the docket:

Macallan v. Roelke

A Wisconsin public school student-athlete becomes pregnant prior to her senior campaign as starting setter for her school's volleyball team. Her school claims that she should be restricted from playing for her health and safety. She claims that the school is violating her Fourteenth Amendment rights. Is pregnancy a valid reason to ban high school students from their sports?

Use the following links help you develop your arguments and questions-

General Supreme Court and Precedent Links-

Oyez, Supreme Court Multimedia
Landmark Cases

First Amendment Center

Applicable State Law-

Wisconsin Law-
Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations

River Valley School District Policy-
River Valley Schools Policy Manual

Supplementary Links on Case Content-

Title IX, Educational Amendments of 1972


 Comments to the author: Mr. Jason Hollenberger

River Valley High School
Mr. Hollenberger

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