Martinez v. Bynum

2012-09-17 05:37:15 by admin

Martinez v. Bynum: Facts of the Case

Martinez v. Bynum: The Court’s Ruling

In Martinez v. Bynum (1983), the Supreme Court held that a bona fide residence requirement was a permissible precondition before even a U.S. citizen could demand a state’s services such as public education. The Court thus ruled that a child who was a citizen but who did not meet the requirements of Texas’s bona fide residence was not entitled to a free public education.

Brenda Kallio

See also Due Process; Equal Protection Analysis; Parens Patriae; Plyler v. Doe

Legal Citations