ERIC Number: ED434547
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education and the Law: A Guide for Managers.
Palfreyman, David, Ed.; Warner, David, Ed.
This collection of papers on legal issues and problems for higher education in the United Kingdom is organized into seven parts which address: (1) contexts, (2) governance, (3) the higher education institution and its staff and students, (4) the higher education institution and its academic activity, (5) the higher education institution as a business, (6) the higher education institution and its property, and (7) consequences. Following an introductory paper by the editors, the included papers are: "What Is a Higher Education Institution as a Legal Entity?" (Nicola Hart); "Governance in an Era of Accountability and Potential Personal Liability" (John Hall and Oliver Hyams); "Charity Trusteeship: Unlimited Personal Liability, Again?" (Emma Chamberlain); "The Law of Meetings" (David Palfreyman); "The Higher Education Institution-Student Contract" (Simon Arrowsmith and Nicola Hart); "The Regulation of the Community: Student Discipline, Staff Discipline, Grievances and Harassment Codes" (Simon Arrowsmith); "Disputes I: The Role of the Visitor in the Chartered Institutions" (David Isaac); "Disputes II: The Scope for Judicial Review in the Statutory Institutions" (Paul Pharoah); "Intellectual Property, Copyright and Trade-Marks" (Alasdair Poore); "The Internet: A Modern Pandora's Box?" (Stephen Dooley); "Trading Companies" (John Boardman); "Mergers and Acquisitions" (Simon Arrowsmith); "Franchising" (Nigel Sternberg and Michael Smith); "The Private Finance Initiative" (Tim Costello); "The Legal Status of the Students' Union" (Ian Leedham); "Security: Surveillance, Trespass, 'Reasonable Force' and 'Clamping'" (Catriona Webster); "Houses in Multiple Occupation and What Is a 'House'?" (Sharon Ranouf); "The Implications for Higher Education Institutions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995" (Daff Richardson); "A Guide to Litigation" (Jonathan Leslie); and "The Impact of European Law" (Euan Templer, Joss Saunders, and Philip Turpin). (Individual papers contain references.)(DB)
Descriptors: College Administration, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Foreign Countries, Governance, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, School Law
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom