ERIC Number: ED228731
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Thurston, Paul W.
This chapter reports cases decided during 1981 that involved some type of tort claim within the school context. Torts are civil claims brought against a person or organization on grounds that the person or organization violated a responsibility not to injure another party. The cases are organized according to the particular type of tort involved. The headings include negligence (with an emphasis on student injuries), educational malpractice, negligence defenses (especially common law and statutory immunity), liability insurance, assault and battery, and constitutional torts (student-initiated cases and employee-initiated cases. (MLF)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Malpractice, Elementary Secondary Education, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Personnel, Student School Relationship, Torts
Not available separately; see EA 015 576.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: In its: Yearbook of School Law, 1982, p182-208.