Journal of Law and Education

Journal providing news and research regarding education administration and legal issues.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 1, January

Anatomy of a Bible Course Curriculum
ABSTRACT A widely used Bible course curriculum suffers from a number of constitutional infirmities and is unlikely to be found constitutional if used as written in public schools. The curriculum, which is produced and distributed by the National Council...
Diversity in University Admissions Decisions: The Continued Support of Bakke
I. INTRODUCTION The case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke1 represents a plurality decision, authored by former Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, stating that racial diversity in higher education institutions may serve as a compelling...
Filliping for and against Bakke
Counterpoint-Introduction In the April 2002 issue of the JOURNAL,1 Einat Philip, then a third-year law student at Syracuse University, asserted that the time is ripe for the Supreme Court to reconsider Justice Powell's "diversity as a compelling interest"...
Law Review Digests
ARTICLES, NOTES AND COMMENTARY Primary & Secondary Education Articles Austin W. Brumwell, Recent Development: Juris Doctores or Doctores Divinitatis: Good News Club v. Milford Central School, 25 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 385 (2001). In the context...
Legal Issues in School Health Services: A Resource for School Administrators, School Attorneys, and School Nurses
LEGAL ISSUES IN SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES: A RESOURCE FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SCHOOL ATTORNEYS, AND SCHOOL NURSES. SCHWAB, N. C., & GELFMAN, M. H. B. (EDs.). (2001). NORTH BRANCH, MN: SUNRISE RIVER PRESS. The book's primary purpose is to give professionals...
Retrieving Statutes, Cases and Law Review Commentary-A Primer For-Non Lawyers
Education Law ResearchI. FINDING STATUTORY LAW-IDEA AS AN EXAMPLE The common law as known in 17th century England has virtually disappeared both in England and the United States. The law, as we know it, is statutory. The courts still decide cases, but...
Schools, Vouchers, and the American Public
SCHOOLS, VOUCHERS, AND THE AMERICAN PUBLIC. MOE, T.M. (2001) WASHINGTON, D.C.: THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION. In Schools, Vouchers, and the American Public, Terry Moe, professor of political science at Stanford University, provides a comprehensive examination...
State Court and Lower Federal Court Decisions
Decision in the 5th Cir. is unpublished. This review reports all of the Supreme Court activity in education law reported by the BNA Supreme Court Reporter published during the months of July 1st, 2002-Sept. 30th, 2002. Primary and Secondary Education...
The Americans with Disabilities Act in Higher Education: The Plight of Disabled Faculty
I. INTRODUCTION Few university and college faculty members are disabled. Yet those few may face significant difficulties in preserving their jobs. A professor who has suffered a stroke may have difficulty enunciating clearly during his lectures; the...
The Four R's: Use of Indian Mascots in Educational Facilities
The process of educating our youth for citizenship in public schools is not confined to books, the curriculum, and the civics class; schools must teach by example the shared values of a civilized social order .... The schools, as instruments of the state,...
Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Education
Constitutional Claims and Civil Rights University students sued university officials under the Civil Rights Act, alleging unfair punishment. University students were punished pursuant to a university's student disciplinary procedures for allegedly attacking...