ERIC Number: ED461312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Maintaining Perspective: A Decade of Collegiate Legal Challenges.
Black, Dennis R.
This is a collection of brief articles from "Perspective: The Campus Legal Monthly Newsletter" concerning legal decisions relevant to higher education in the United States since 1986. The articles summarize court decisions which addressed legal issues in the following areas: academic decisions; academic employment and freedoms; copyright, trademark, and patents; First Amendment; Freedom of Information records and meetings; governance and regulation; health and disability concerns; risk management; safety and security; student conduct; and student life activities, organizations, and athletics. Included are decisions of lower courts and district courts, appellate and circuit courts, and the Supreme Court. Cases are described, with discussion of relevant decisions. Implications for college administrators and faculty are drawn. Legal citations appear within the text. An index of decisions is appended. (JLS)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Federal Courts, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility, Public Colleges, Public Education, School Law, State Courts, State Universities, Student Organizations, Student Records, Student Rights
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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