ERIC Number: EJ529254
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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School Liability for Student Suicides.
Bjorklun, Eugene C.
West's Education Law Quarterly, v5 n2 p339-50 Apr 1996
Schools and school personnel have moral and ethical responsibilities to take reasonable action to prevent suicides by students. Liability could be imposed if school personnel had knowledge of a student's suicidal intent and failed to take action based on that knowledge. (75 footnotes) (MLF)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Articles also appear in West's Education Law Reporter, January-March 1996, volumes 104-106.