ERIC Number: ED392113
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Recent Legal Decisions in Education: A Casebook of Appellate Court Decisions--1985-1995.
Behling, Herman E., Jr.
This casebook contains excerpts of 86 legal decisions handed down by appellate courts during 1985-95. The book was developed to inform school administrators about recent legal decisions in educational matters. In the area of general administration, cases cover issues of central governance, attendance, church/state relationship, curriculum, and desegregation. Cases pertaining to pupils include the topics of general student rights, drugs, free speech, rights of handicapped students, and search and seizure. Litigation pertaining to employed personnel deal with general personnel matters, discrimination, teacher dismissal, and teachers' due process rights. Liability cases comprise the final section. The bulk of the text is comprised of the excerpted court decisions. A list of cases and concepts derived from each decision are included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Curriculum, Disabilities, Drug Use, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Freedom of Speech, Governance, Legal Responsibility, School Attendance Legislation, School Desegregation, School Law, Search and Seizure, State Church Separation, Student Rights, Teacher Rights
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A