Official indifference and persistent procrastination: An analysis of Sinnott
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Quinlivan, Shivaun, & Keys, Mary (2002) Official indifference and persistent procrastination: An analysis of Sinnott, Judicial Studies Institute Journal, 2 (2):163-189.
The Supreme Court decision in Sinnott v. Minister for Education, 1 though predictable, resulted in widespread disappointment among disability groups and families of people with disabilities. By a majority of six to one, the Supreme Court decision overturned the High Court, which had granted the right to primary education on the basis of need rather than age, and confirmed that the right to primary education ends at 18 years.