ERIC Number: EJ468624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Are Teachers Public Officials for Defamation Purposes?
Bjorklun, Eugene C.
West's Education Law Quarterly, v2 n3 p405-13 Jul 1993
Analyzes the law of defamation as it applies to teachers with special attention to the public official status of teachers. Concludes that public school teachers who are accused of deficiencies in the performance of their duties appear to have very little protection from false accusations under the law of defamation. (MLF)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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