ERIC Number: ED335746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Case Citations 1991. Eleventh Series.
Sharp, Linda A., Ed.
Case citations from five legal areas--college students, liability on campus, sport law, employment, and employment discrimination--are presented in this document. Each section offers brief summaries of cases and concludes with a table of cases. The first section on college students examines litigation involving student finances, disciplinary actions related to student conduct and academic performance, and constitutional and civil rights. Cases pertinent to liability on campus include the following issues: contracts; personal injury; workers; compensation; deceptive practices; medical malpractice; antitrust; patents; and estates and wills. The section on sport law litigation examines issues in torts, eligibility, and employment. Employment litigation is presented in the fourth section, involving nontenured and tenured employees, discipline/termination, collective bargaining, defamation, and privacy issues. Employment discrimination cases in the fifth section concern the Civil Rights Restoration Act, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, retaliation, the Age Discrimination Employment Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. (LMI)
Descriptors: Civil Law, College Athletics, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Discipline, Educational Malpractice, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Higher Education, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Student Rights
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.