ERIC Number: ED198640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Thurston, Paul W.
Chapter 5 of a book on school law, this chapter reports the cases decided during 1979 involving tort claims in the schools. The cases are organized according to headings including negligence (with an emphasis on student injuries), educational malpractice, negligence defenses (especially common law and statutory immunity), liability insurance, employee injuries and workmen's compensation, infliction of mental distress, defamation, assault and battery, and constitutional torts. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Educational Malpractice, Elementary Secondary Education, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, School Districts, Students, Teachers, Torts, Violence
Not available separately; see EA 013 216.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: Chapter 5 of "The Yearbook of School Law 1980" (EA 013 216). For related documents, see EA 013 216-223.