Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 3, Summer

Chalk Talks- Anti-Bullying Laws and Teacher Liability in Kentucky: Giving Teachers Greater Discretion to Prevent Unwarranted Punishment
I. INTRODUCTIONOne of the most frequently discussed issues involving school-aged children continues to be bullying. In the mid-to-late 2000s, many states made efforts to adopt new policies (or revise existing policies) to ensure that bully behavior was...
Chalk Talks- Issues in Reporting Requirement and Benefits of Definition and Education Requirement of Pending REACH Bill
In February 2017, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) was rocked by the news of the death of peer and student Timothy Piazza.1 After a 12-hour ordeal, Timothy died of traumatic injuries including head trauma and a ruptured spleen.2 He was a part...
Change from Within: Using Task Forces and Best Practices to Achieve Gender Equity for University Faculty
I. INTRODUCTIONThis article will focus on the search for gender equity among women faculty in the university setting. It stems in part from my recent work on behalf of a gender equity task force formed by the Saint Louis University Faculty Senate. It...
Commentary- ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
ArticlesDerek W. Black, Abandoning the Federal Role in Education: The Every Student Succeeds Act, 105 Calif. L. Rev. 1309-1373 (2017). This article offers an analysis of The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) passed by Congress in 2015. It explores the...
Commentary- UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
ArticlesZachary Cormier, Is Vulnerability Enough? Analyzing the Jurisdictional Divide on the Requirement for Post-Notice Harassment in Title IX Litigation, 29 Yale J.L. & Feminism 1-28 (2017). This article examines the jurisdictional divide on damages...
Recent Decisions - ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsJob applicant, as head of class, sued school board alleging that the board's drug testing practices violated the Fourth Amendment. Applicant applied to school board for three positions and received a conditional...
Recent Decisions- SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinion in lower courtDOCKET NO: 17-1063NAME: Pham v. BlaylockDATE CERT. DENIED: 4/16/2018CITATION: - U.S. -, 86 U.S.L.W. 3519Expelled pharmacy student brought suit against university claiming expulsion violated...
Recent Decisions - UNIVERSITIES & OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsStudent and student organization sued university officials alleging violation of constitutional rights. Student organized a freedom of speech event at university to bring attention to free expression threats on college...
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