ERIC Number: EJ535961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Rescinding Offers of Admissions When Prior Criminality is Revealed.
Stokes, Jerome W. D.; Groves, Allen W.
New Directions for Higher Education, n95 p55-71 Fall 1996
Several cases are examined in which students with criminal records, disclosed and undisclosed, were admitted to colleges and universities illustrate issues in college responsibility and liability, including duty of reasonable care in protecting other students and staff, application of standards of negligence in hiring to college admissions, risk of recidivism, and duty to inform the campus community. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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