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De Mott, John – Newspaper Research Journal, 1980
Discusses the code of ethics developed by the Associated Press Managing Editors (APME). Notes how recent libel law interpretations may affect acceptance of the APME code. (RL)
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, Court Litigation, Ethics, Journalism
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Gotham, Katherine; Marvin, Alison R.; Taylor, Julie Lounds; Warren, Zachary; Anderson, Connie M.; Law, Paul A.; Law, Jessica K.; Lipkin, Paul H. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Using online survey data from a large sample of adults with autism spectrum disorder and legal guardians, we first report outcomes across a variety of contexts for participants with a wide range of functioning, and second, summarize these stakeholders' priorities for future research. The sample included n?=?255 self-reporting adults with autism…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults
Zirkel, Perry A. – Principal Leadership, 2011
A review of some basic concepts in special education law will help principals better understand the complex laws and regulations implicated in common situations. This article cites a case scenario that illustrates various potential issues under IDEA 2004 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Chris is in the 10th grade, and his parents have…
Descriptors: Special Education, Principals, Educational Legislation, Disabilities
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Laki, Ildikó; Tóth, László – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2015
The legal treatment of disability affairs carries in itself an inherent contradiction due to the nature of modern society and free-market economy. On the one hand both the historically developed notions of essentialism and on the other the particular-functional definition of manhood drawing its roots from the established democratic order and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Social Problems
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Habibzadeh, Mohammad Ja'far; Modjab, Seyed Doraid mousavi – Educational Research and Reviews, 2006
The necessity of immunity of parliament and its Members has led to determine and assure particular privilege in the Constitutions or ordinary laws in the great majority of countries. This legal institution is to provide freedom of speech and to maintain the independence of representatives in the exercise of their duties without undue interference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Legislators, Constitutional Law
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Berman, Alan L.; Cohen-Sandler, Roni – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1982
Discusses accepted standards of care for suicidal patients from the perspectives of the law, malpractice insurance claims, the mental health professions, and the ideal. A review of decisions of professional liability provides guidelines for what the court considers to be adequate care, suggesting an acceptance of minimal standards. (JAC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavior Standards, Court Litigation, Legal Responsibility
Moran, K. D. – 1980
Chapter 1 of a book on school law, this chapter summarizes 1979 cases related to school governance in several areas: authority of state boards of education and other governmental agencies, authority of state superintendents of education, powers and duties of school boards, open meeting laws, constitutional matters, conflicts of interest on the…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Civil Liberties, Court Litigation
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Judge, William J. – Journal of College and University Law, 1986
Courts have employed contract principles and workman's compensation theory in certain cases finding a student-athlete an employee of the institution. Should this impression be expanded and gain widespread judicial acceptance, the Internal Revenue Service could require the inclusion of scholarship amounts in the recipient's gross income.…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Students, Court Litigation
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Kertz, Consuelo Lauda – Journal of College and University Law, 1982
Several related tax issues important to both the commercial sponsors and tax-exempt recipients of research funding are addressed: what type of activity qualified as scientific research; how acceptance of commercial funding affects tax-exempt status; and when the receipt of such funding generates a liability for tax on unrelated business income.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Income, Legal Responsibility
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. – 1983
A partial revision of the 1982 manual of U.S. immigration law and regulations pertaining to foreign students and scholars is presented to assist foreign student advisers. This revision resulted from the new regulations of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) concerning F and M students that went into effect August 1, 1983. In addition…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Foreign Nationals
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Beany, William M. – Denver Law Journal, 1968
Present and emerging legal principles and procedures are affecting the internal ordering of colleges and are particularly relevant to growing student demands for a larger share in decision making. Judicial resolution of student-institutional relationships is, however, largely inappropriate and it is up to the university to establish procedures…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Discipline Policy, Equal Protection, Governance
Brandt, Bonnie Biel – 1995
This training package includes a Facilitator Manual and a Participant Manual designed to provide information and instructional tools necessary to train Guam employers on awareness and skills related to the successful employment of individuals with disabilities. Module 1 dispels misconceptions and stereotypes related to disabilities. Attitudes and…
Descriptors: Adults, Civil Rights Legislation, Consciousness Raising, Disabilities
Hunter, James; Howley, Craig B. – 1990
This ERIC digest reports the background effects, and implications of Plyler v. Doe, a 1982 U.S. Supreme Court ruling guaranteeing the right of undocumented immigrant children to attend public school. The document is divided into five parts. "Background of the Plyler Case" describes the Plyler v. Doe ruling and the Texas law that the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Komissar, Cheska; Hart, Debra; Friedlander, Robin – 1995
This booklet discusses how to recruit and manage volunteers with disabilities. Generic as well as specific strategies are provided for engaging individuals with disabilities, including members of diverse cultures. Potential barriers and suggestions for working around those barriers are also explored. The first section addresses recruitment and…
Descriptors: Adults, Check Lists, Children, Disabilities