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Elliott, Linda C. – Community College Review, 1983
Urges community college division heads to be aware of their legal rights and responsibilities and develop policies guaranteeing students' contractual and constitutional rights. Discusses litigation in academic affairs; the need for well-developed syllabi; course, program, and faculty evaluation; liability for negligence; testing and advising…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal)
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Mosier, Richard H.; Mosier, Gregory C. – Community College Review, 1989
Offers guidelines for college administrators on retaining counsel for the institution (e.g., hire a general practitioner, seek recommendations, agree upon costs early, keep the attorney updated on current events, and establish reporting relationships between the attorney and the board or president). (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Lawyers, Legal Problems, Personnel Management
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Papagan, Harry G. – Community College Review, 1985
Reviews court rulings on academic sovereignty, discrimination and equal protection, and contractual relationships between students and schools. Offers guidance to help faculty prepare for student legal pressures by clarifying the roles of the student and the college. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Colleges, Court Litigation, Legal Problems