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ERIC Number: EJ619021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0920-525X
Should Colleges Conduct Criminal Background Checks before Hiring Instructors? A Louisiana Court Says Yes.
Fossey, Richard; Vincent, Gregory
Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education, v14 n2 p193-97 Jun 2000
In "Harrington v. Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education," a Louisiana appellate court ruled that Delgado Community College in New Orleans was liable to a student who was raped by her instructor because the college did not investigate the instructor's background. Discusses implications of this ruling for colleges outside of Louisiana. (SLD)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana