ERIC Number: ED416781
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Student Disciplinary Issues: A Legal Compendium. Second Edition
Brown, Valerie L., Ed.
This compendium provides an overview of selected codes of student conduct, a selection of annotated legal decisions and important law review articles, and various National Association of College and University Attorney (NACUA) outlines on the issue of student discipline in both academic and nonacademic contexts. Part 1 lists nonacademic codes of student conduct and discipline procedures from Princeton University (New Jersey), California State University, University of Iowa, City University of New York, University of Wisconsin, Colgate University (New York), and the University of New Mexico. Part 2 presents academic codes and policies from the University of Wisconsin, Colgate University (New York), Florida State University, and Rutgers--The State University of New Jersey. Part 3 contains summaries of legal decisions in seven cases from the period 1994-97. Issues include disclosure of student disciplinary records, procedural due process, failure to afford a pre-termination hearing, breach of contractual duty to inform, discrimination in dismissal, and procedural elements in disciplinary dismissal. Part 4 presents selected law review and legal periodicals articles; issues include due process rights in student disciplinary matters, students' rights to counsel, judicial responses to adverse academic decisions, academic honor codes, campus due process and student disciplinary rules, protecting student disciplinary codes from due process challenges, employee and student handbooks, university liability, supervising students (in loco parentis), consensual sexual relations between faculty and students, colleges and student athletes, and case studies of campus ethics. Section 5 offers selected NACUA conference outlines. A list of nine additional sources is included. (BF)
Descriptors: Athletes, Behavior Standards, Cheating, Civil Liberties, Codes of Ethics, College Students, Court Litigation, Discipline, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Due Process, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Student Behavior, Student College Relationship, Universities
National Association of College and University Attorneys, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 620, Washington, DC 20036; phone 202-833-8390; fax 202-296-8379; Internet: www.nacua.org ($45).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of Coll. and Univ. Attorneys, Washington, DC.