Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 3, July

Chalk Talks- Autism, Schools, and Service Animals: What Must and Should Be Done
I. INTRODUCTIONKaleb Drew looks like any other blonde 6-year-old child in central Illinois. However, when it comes to communicating, Kaleb is not like other 6-year-olds. Kaleb has autism. When the Drews sought to have a service dog accompany Kaleb at...
Chalk Talks- Instructors' Right to Protect Their Image: A Growing Concern in an Increasingly Digital Age
Professor Jones, while surfing the Internet one afternoon, decides to visit the website of his employer, the local university. Much to his chagrin, the university's home page displays a very large- and quite unflattering, in his opinion- photograph of...
Commentary- PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
ArticlesMiscellaneousLeah M. Christensen, Sticks, Stones, and Schoolyard Bullies: Restorative Justice, Mediation and a New Approach to Conflict Resolution in Our Schools, 9 Nev. LJ. 545 (2009). This article addresses the issue of bullying in schools....
Commentary- UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
ArticlesAnn Mallatt Killenbeck, Bakke, with Teeth?: The Implications o/ Grutter v. Bollinger in an Outcomes-Based World, 36 J.C. & U.L. 1 (2009). This article argues that Grutter v. Bollinger imposes stringent requirements on the use of race in admissions...
From Schoolhouse to Courthouse: The Judiciary's Role in American Education
DUNN, J. M. AND WEST, M. R. (EDS.) (2009). FROM SCHOOLHOUSE TO COURTHOUSE: THE JUDICIARY'S ROLE IN AMERICAN EDUCATION. WASHINGTON D.C.: THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION.Beginning in the second half of the twentieth century, state and federal courts in the United...
Recent Decisions - PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
Employment and Dismissal - TeachersPrincipal sued School District alleging improper termination per state statutory requirements. A principal was notified of the intent to terminate her employment upon conclusion of a two-year contract. During the principal's...
Recent Decisions - SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinion in lower courtDOCKETNO: 09-626NAME: Loch v. Edwardsville Community Schs., Dist. No. 7DATE: Mar. 8,2010CITATION: 78 U.S. L.W. 3521LOWER COURT OPINION: 327 Fed. Appx. 647 (7th Cir. 2009) (unpublished)DOCKETNO:...
Recent Decisions - UNIVERSITIES & OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Employment and Dismissal - FacultyAssociate dean sued University alleging breach of contract. An associate dean entered a contract for a tenure-track associate professorship which did not specify a salary rate. Although a teaching position was not open,...
Symposium Introduction- Supporting Scholarship: Thoughts on the Role of the Academic Law Librarian
I. INTRODUCTION[Law students] go to the library and they begin to study and we hope they encounter what Holmes called 'the secret joy of isolated thought' .... In the Commons, the students discuss the ideas of the law, the concept of justice, the meaning...
Symposium Introduction- the Law Librarian's Role in the Scholarly Enterprise
The law library is an essential component of legal education for many reasons relating both to the physical and human resources in the law library. Librarians perform an important function as intermediaries between information and its users, both students...
Symposium Introduction- the Law Librarian's Role in the Scholarly Enterprise Colloquium
This is obviously an interesting moment in the history of libraries, higher education, research, and teaching. It is also, of course, a difficult moment because of the financial stress we are under. Nevertheless, we are at a moment when everything is...
Symposium Introduction- the Law Librarian's Role in the Scholarly Enterprise: Historical Development of the Librarian/Research Partnership in American Law Schools
I. EARLY HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE ROLE OF LAW LIBRARIES IN AMERICAN LAW SCHOOLSA substantial law library well supported by qualified library staff is now accepted as an essential element by every U.S. law school. In fact, the existence of just such...
Vouchers for Students with Disabilities: The Future of Special Education?
I. INTRODUCTIONMany voices over the last decade have called for reform in special education in American public schools. As the number of those receiving services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA")1 has grown,2 scholars and...