ERIC Number: ED504661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Contemporary Issues in Higher Education Law
Beckham, Joseph, Ed.; Dagley, David, Ed.
Education Law Association
Colleges and universities remain vulnerable to lawsuits and face an increasingly litigious environment. This book is intended to provide board members, administrators, faculty, and students of higher education with a basis for informed decision-making that will reduce the risk of liability through a preventive-law approach. Readers will find this text a useful source that reflects trends in the law, details current case law on a particular subject, and provides guidance on institutional policy for both public and private higher education institutions. Contents include: (1) Public Colleges and Universities; (2) Private Colleges and Universities; (3) Religious Colleges and Universities; (4) Faculty; (5) Non-Academic Personnel; (6) Faculty Speech; (7) Tort Liability; (8) Contracts With Students; (9) Student Speech; (10) Student Equal Protection and Due Process; (11) Sexual Harassment; (12) Employment Discrimination Under Title VII; (13) Disability Law; (14) Intellectual Property; (15) Business Management; (16) Athletics; and (17) Town and Gown Issues.
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Law, Court Litigation, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Church Related Colleges, College Faculty, Freedom of Speech, Torts, Legal Responsibility, College Students, Intellectual Property, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Sexual Harassment, Equal Protection, Student Rights, Civil Rights, College Athletics, School Community Relationship, Business Administration, Disabilities, Contracts, School Policy, School Personnel
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: Education Law Association, Dayton, OH.