ERIC Number: EJ427017
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Use of Exculpatory Clauses and Consent Forms by Educational Institutions.
Henderson, Donald H.; And Others
West's Education Law Reporter, v67 n1 p13-36 Jun 20 1991
In an effort to protect themselves against lawsuits because of student injuries, schools have requested parents to sign exculpatory documents for extracurricular activities and consent forms for athletic activities. Reviews state and federal court decisions and the seven issues the courts consider. Provides a sample release form and caveats for school personnel. (218 references) (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
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