ERIC Number: ED404966
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Crime on Campus. Legal Issues and Campus Administration. American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education.
Smith, Michael Clay; Fossey, Richard
This book discusses issues related to campus crime and offers administrators suggestions and checklists that can be used to evaluate current procedures and defuse potential problems. Chapters cover: (1) "The Campus: A Sanctuary?"; (2) "The Complexion of Campus Crime Today"; (3) "The Concept of Crime and the Shape of Criminal Law"; (4) "College Liability Resulting from Campus Crime: Resurrection for In Loco Parentis?"; (5) "Lawsuits, Liability, and Risk Management"; (6) "Buildings, Grounds, and Campus Crime"; (7) "Human Sexuality and Crime in Campus Life"; (8) "Searching, Seizing, and Confessing"; (9) "Fraud, Theft, Payoffs, and Other Campus Mischief"; (10) "Alcohol and Drugs as Campus Crime"; (11) "Students, Suds, and Summonses: Strategies for Coping with Campus Alcohol Abuse"; (12) "Firing the Miscreant Employee"; (13) "Victims"; (14) "Responding to a Crime Incident: A Practical Guide for Campus Decision Makers." Other topics addressed are computer crime and its affect upon the campus, recent court rulings and legislation that directly affects higher education, and the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act. (Notes are appended to each chapter; there is also a table listing 220 legal cases.) (CH)
Descriptors: Computer Security, Crime Prevention, Due Process, Evidence (Legal), Higher Education, Illegal Drug Use, Law Enforcement, Legal Responsibility, Police School Relationship, School Security, Search and Seizure, Security Personnel, Stealing, Victims of Crime, Violence
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397 ($34.95).
Publication Type: Books; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Community; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act