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Miller, John J.; Paschen, Tucker L.; Doss, Kelvin D. – Physical Educator, 2021
The case of "Pellham v. Let's Go Tubing, Inc." (2017) is the result of the plaintiff striking a fallen log in the river after he fell off an inner tube he had rented from the defendants. The plaintiff sustained a ruptured eardrum, lower-disk problems in his back, a radiating foot pain, and eventually a neck fusion. The plaintiff alleged…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Risk, Legal Responsibility, Negligence
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Dadashzadeh, Mohammad – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2021
The COVID-19 shutdown of in-person university classrooms in Spring 2020 brought the question of how to conduct online examinations into urgent focus. Although, online education has been around since 1984 and online exams have been routinely built into online course syllabi, the mid-semester transition to online teaching confronted many instructors…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Supervision, Cheating, Examiners
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Picucci, Stephen; Hypes, Michael G.; Hypes, Julia Ann – Physical Educator, 2021
Jennifer Bradley (plaintiff) was a junior year student athlete at the University in Washington, D.C. Bradley played field hockey for the university, and in September 2011, she was hit on the head during a field hockey game between the university and Richmond University. After that hit, she began experiencing symptoms of a concussion, but continued…
Descriptors: Athletics, Legal Responsibility, Team Sports, Head Injuries
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Miller, John J.; Bronson, Rachel; Barr, Millie; Kilcrease, Collin – Physical Educator, 2021
Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old freshman offensive lineman at the University of Maryland, collapsed during outdoor spring practice. Testimony from witnesses at the practice revealed that McNair exhibited signs of extreme exhaustion (Dinich, 2018). Additionally, witnesses indicated that he showed difficulty standing in an upright position while…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Exercise Physiology, Death
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Silvia, Hilary – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2021
The use of court cases as educational tools is widely established and deeply entrenched as an effective approach to legal studies education. Exploring legal concepts against the backdrop of a known outcome, in the form of a verdict or a judicial opinion, provides certainty and a foundation for the analytical extension of precedent to new and…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Case Method (Teaching Technique), Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
West, Zachary Ray – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Individuals with developmental disabilities have been abused, neglected, and maltreated by people that are supposed to be the ones caring for and protecting against danger. These individuals with developmental disabilities rely on others majority of the time to help out with daily tasks, that can be as simple as tuning on a light switch to as…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Caregivers, Child Abuse, Safety
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Veresha, Roman V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article considers a concept of chance (casus) in criminal law and its main features. A definition of chance (casus) was analyzed as faultless causing of harm from a perspective of delimitation of the concept from carelessness in the form of criminal negligence. Particular attention is paid to the legislative definition of faultless causing of…
Descriptors: Criminal Law, Negligence, Definitions, Legislation
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Sawyer, Tonya L. – Physical Educator, 2018
A Missouri court of appeals reversed a trial court and restored a plaintiff's claim that a head football coach and an assistant coach were liable for assault and battery when the assistant coach donned football pads and participated in a practice in which he injured the plaintiff. In the same ruling, however, the court affirmed the finding that…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Court Litigation, Athletics, Negligence
Lewis, Kevin M.; Vanatko, Nicole – Congressional Research Service, 2019
As the federal government's role in the student loan industry has expanded over time, the United States has contracted with student loan servicers to help it administer its growing student loan portfolio. These servicers perform a variety of functions, including (1) communicating with borrowers regarding repayment; (2) disclosing information about…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, State Regulation, Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid
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Belt, Drake E.; Young, Sarah J. – Physical Educator, 2017
In December 2009, Janette Ferguson traveled to Corpus Christi, Texas, to participate in the Harbor Lights Festival boat parade. The day prior to the festival, Ferguson spent the night on her family's sailboat that was kept in a slip on the city marina's C pier. Upon waking the following morning, Ferguson walked to the marina's bathroom facility to…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Legal Responsibility, Legal Problems, Injuries
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Dall'Alba, Gloria; Barnacle, Robyn – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
Despite an increasing array of "quality indicators" and substantial investments in educating professionals, there continues to be clear evidence of discordant, or even negligent, practice by accredited professionals. We refer to discordant professional practice as being "out of tune" with what is accepted as good practice. In a…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Philosophy, Professional Education, Negligence
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Birkeland, Søren; Bogh, Søren Bie – Cogent Education, 2018
Malpractice litigation is an increasing concern in general practice and other healthcare services but possibly is susceptible to changes in education schemes. In this study using Danish register data, we aimed to investigate the association between general practitioners' risk of becoming involved in a malpractice complaint in a 1-year time frame…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physicians, Medical Education, Correlation
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Nelson, Steven L.; Waltz, Shawn J. – Educational Policy, 2019
Policymakers and practitioners are increasingly guiding K-12 students into dual enrollment programs. Dual enrollment programs have aided in improving the academic, occupational, and social trajectories of minoritized students although the gains of minoritized students in dual enrollment programs often trail the gains of White students in dual…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Court Litigation, Equal Education, Legal Problems
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Mitra, Ananda – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
The use of narrative bits--narbs--has been discussed as an alternative means of looking at opinions of those who are producing narbs, for instance, in the form of tweets. The American carrier, United Airlines, came under media attention in April 2016 when a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight. This resulted in a spike in tweets around the…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use, Mass Media Role, Social Media
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Barzó, Tímea – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2015
The number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed each year in Hungary has considerably increased since the change of regime. The judicial decisions and practices on determining and awarding wrongful damages recoverable for medical malpractices in the Hungarian civil law have been developing for decades.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Services, Legal Responsibility, Negligence
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