Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 1, Winter

Bias Response on Campus
I. INTRODUCTIONImagine four students, each at a different university in the United States. Student A happens to be jogging across campus during winter. She rounds a corner near a residence hall and observes a sculpture made of snow. As she gets closer,...
Chalk Talks- Continued Reform of Kentucky Juvenile Justice Following Senate Bill 200
I. INTRODUCTIONKentucky Senate Bill 200 overhauled the State's juvenile justice system after it was implemented in 2014. Although the Bill has been successful in many respects, the State's juvenile justice system is still in need of significant reform....
Chalk Talks- Discrimination Based on Economic Status during the Charter School Enrollment Process and How Kentucky Law Prevents It
I. INTRODUCTIONKentucky joined the majority in 2017 when Governor Matt ? evin signed legislation legally permitting charter schools.1 While only a handful of states ban charter schools, the debate over whether they improve education endures. Charter...
Commentary- ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Articles, Notes, and CommentsDerek W. Black. The constitutional compromise to guarantee education. 70 Stan. L. Rev. 735-837 (2018). This article begins by noting how far education has come, but also how far education needs to go to combat inequality....
Commentary- UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Articles, Notes, and CommentsLatiqua Liles. Note. A "legacy preference" for descendants of slaves: why Georgetown's approach to admissions is misguided. 19 Rutgers Race & L. Rev. 25-50 (2018). This note analyzes the preferential admission policy...
Counterpoint- Flags on the Play?: We're on the Same Team!
In Flags on the Play: The Supreme Court Takes the Field to Enforce the Rights of Students with Disabilities,1 Terry Jean Seligmann argued several points with which I respectfully disagree. First, Seligmann argued that in Endrew F.,2 the Court "called...
Counterpoint Introduction- Flagging Efforts to Win under the Banner of Endrew F
In the Fall 2017 issue of the Journal,1 Terry Seligmann, a professor of legal writing at Drexel University's School of Law, used the sports metaphor of football, with due care,2 to analyze the Supreme Court's decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School...
Recent Decisions- ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
Student DisciplineSchool sought order for protection against parent of student after parent protested outside the school while wearing firearm. The father of a student who was molested by a teacher at a school protested on a public sidewalk adjacent...
Recent Decisions- SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Review DeniedDecisions with published opinion in lower courtDOCKET NO: 18-90NAME: Colonial Sch. Dist. v. Rena C.DATE FILED: 10/04/2018CITATION: - U.S. 87 U.S.L.W. 3096Mother of student with disabilities filed suit seeking reimbursement of attorney's...
Recent Decisions- UNIVERSITIES & OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Faculty and AdministrationNursing student sued university alleging negligent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and negligence for the school's failure to receive accreditation for its nursing...
Rewarding Innovation or Facilitating Conflict? Exploring the Legal Implications of Teacherpreneurship
I. INTRODUCTIONIn 2017, the New York Times published an investigative report by Natasha Singer on companies that sponsor "brand name teachers" with prominent social media profiles to use new technologies in their classrooms.1 These companies (including...
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