ERIC Number: ED044799
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-May
Reference Count: 0
Student Rights Litigation Materials.
Bensfield, James A., Comp.; Peck, Carolyn, Comp.
This report presents complaints and supporting legal memoranda from recent student rights cases. The complaints cover recurrent constitutional arguments that are advanced in most cases. The supporting documents offer a complete compendium of applicable current decisions. The conception of student rights reflected herein is traditional, encompassing questions involving freedom of expression, personal rights, and procedural fairness. The typical planitiff is a high school or junior high school student who has been suspended, expelled, transferred, or otherwise disciplined. Although most of the cases focus on the legal right of school officials to act as they did, others emphasize the fairness of the procedures by which the disciplinary action was handled; both issues often appear in the same case. (Pages 83-85 and 97-105 may be of poor quality when reproduced because of marginal legibility.) (Author/JF)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Center for Law and Education.