Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, April

Building on Judicial Intervention: The Redesign of School Facilities Funding in Arizona
I. INTRODUCTIONIn 1991, property-poor Arizona school districts along with parents and students in those districts filed a lawsuit which claimed that the state's method of funding capital expenditures for schools violated the education clause of the state...
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Does Brown V. Board of Education Play a Prominent Role in Special Education Law?
The Supreme Court's landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education1 has purportedly also been a landmark in special education law. More specifically, most of the leading texts on this subject2 characterize it rather prominently as the first major special...
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Law Review Digests-PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
ARTICLES, NOTES AND COMMENTARYArticlesScott L. Cummings, Community EconomicDevelopment and the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, 13 J. Affordable Housing & Commun. Dev. L. 443 (2004). This article discusses the fiftieth anniversary of Brown...
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Law Review Digests-UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
ArticlesMichelle J. Andersen, The Legacy of the Prompt Complaint Requirement, Corroboration Requirement, and Cautionary Instructions on Campus Sexual Assault, 84 B.U. L. Rev. 945 (2004). This article discusses the doctrines of the Prompt Complaint Requirement,...
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Marginal Effects of a Complete Dischcarge of Student Loans
I. INTRODUCTIONIn the United States, an individual who meets the qualifications is able to get student loans from the federal government to help them finance their higher education. There is a federal law in place that is designed to deter individuals...
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Recent Developments in the Law-Primary and Secondary Education
Constitutional Claims & Civil RightsStudents and parents sued school district, alleging violation of freedom of religion. State law permitted noncompulsory "release time" for students who wished to participate in religious instruction. The students...
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Recent Developments in the Law-Supreme Court Decisions
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinions in the lower court:DOCKET NO.: 04-578NAME: Serrato v. KaplanDATE: Jan. 10, 2005CITATION: cert. denied, 125 S.Ct. 896 (2005)DOCKET NO.: 04-561NAME: S.L. v. Prince William County School BoardDATE: Jan....
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Recent Developments in the Law-Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Learning
Constitutional Claims & Civil RightsUniversity newspaper sued state officials claiming First Amendment violation. State law banned advertisers from running paid advertisements which promote alcoholic beverages in any media outlet affiliated with...
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"Sovereignty of Reason:" an Approach to Sovereign Immunity and Copyright Ownership of Distance-Education Courses at Public Colleges and Universities
What if it tempt you toward the flood, my lord, Or to the dreadful summit of the cliff That beetles o'er his base into the sea, And there assume some other horrible form Which might deprive your sovereignty of reason, And draw you into madness?-William...
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Specialized High Schools for Immigrant Students: A Promising New Idea
I. INTRODUCTIONA recent Colorado news story highlighted the opening of two new high schools. While many towns might consider the opening of a new school to be newsworthy in and of itself, these schools are getting attention for some other unusual reasons....
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Using the Law Library: A Guide for Educators Part IV: Secondary Sources to the Rescue
AbstractIn this, the fourth of six articles, all of the major legal secondary sources are identified as are several ways to get background on education-related laws without using true legal sources. The two main areas of emphasis are: 1) how to use secondary...
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