ERIC Number: ED208582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Beckham, Joseph C.
In this chapter the author notes that only one conclusion concerning the litigation covered is warranted: the extremely large number of cases dealing with employment issued continued unabated in 1980. The main areas of litigation are discrimination (primarily on the basis of race and sex); substantive constitutional rights; due process; immunity from suits; dismissal and discipline of employees for insubordination, neglect of duty, unprofessional conduct, immorality, and incompetence; and a range of issues focusing on tenure. Within each section, the author deals with federal questions first and then with state issues. (IRT)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Courts, Freedom of Speech, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, State Courts, Teacher Discipline, Teacher Dismissal, Teachers, Tenure
Not available separately; See EA 014 158.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Identifiers: Governmental Immunity
Note: Chapter 2 of "The Yearbook of School Law, 1981" (EA 014 158); For related documents, see EA 014 159-165.