ERIC Number: ED279076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Hendrickson, Robert M.
This eighth chapter of "The Yearbook of School Law, 1986" summarizes and analyzes over 330 state and federal court cases litigated in 1985 in which institutions of higher education were involved. Among the topics examined were relationships between postsecondary institutions and various governmental agencies; discrimination in the employment of postsecondary educational personnel; employment policies and practices affecting tenured and nontenured faculty members, administrators, and staff members; collective bargaining by college personnel; the sexual harassment of college employees; student rights related to admission, tuition, financial aid, civil liberties, and dismissal from a school; institutional liability in relation to personal injuries, workers' compensation, contractual agreements, deceptive practices, educational malpractice, and negligence; the authority of the National Collegiate Athletics Association over intercollegiate sports; and suits involving the impact on business enterprises of actions taken by postsecondary institutions. (PGD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Civil Liberties, Collective Bargaining, College Admission, College Faculty, College Students, Court Litigation, Expulsion, Federal Courts, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Personnel, State Courts, Student Financial Aid, Student Rights, Tenure, Tuition
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Thomas, Stephen B., Ed. The Yearbook of School Law, 1986. National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 1987 (EA 019 190).