ERIC Number: ED362950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
School Crime & Violence: Victim's Rights. Revised 1992.
Rapp, James A.; And Others
This comprehensive guide for protecting school crime victims provides a concise, central source for quickly accessing and utilizing new legal authorities pertinent to the inalienable right to safe schools and tort principles relating to the rights of campus crime victims. Intended for school officials and trial lawyers, the book can also be used as a supplemental text in courses such as education law, torts, family law, workers' compensation, juvenile justice and constitutional law, among others. Material is organized into nine chapters: (1) "School Crime and Violence Victims"; (2) "Victims Respond: The Right to Safe Schools"; (3) "The Victims' Rights Movement"; (4) Victims' Rights Litigation"; (5) "Classifications of Victims' Rights Litigation"; (6) "Schools as Victims' Rights Litigation Defendants"; (7) "Claims for Failure to Protect Against or Prevent Non-student Crime or Violence"; (8) "Claims for Failure to Protect Against or Prevent Student Crime or Violence"; and (9) "Schools Respond: Providing Safe Schools." An alphabetical list of primary citations and an index are appended. (MLF)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Environment, Court Litigation, Crime Prevention, Delinquency, Due Process, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Responsibility, School Safety, State Legislation, Student Rights, Torts, Violence
National School Safety Center, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 90263 ($15).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School Safety Center, Malibu, CA.