Supplement to a Legal Guide for Student Affairs Professionals

ISBN-10: 1118031873

ISBN-13: 9781118031872

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Based on the latest rulings, court cases, and legal actions that bear on the conduct of higher education, this student affairs supplement provides updated information regarding current rulings and recent cases for student affairs practitioners and graduate students in student affairs administration courses. Designed specifically for practitioners, this suppliment is the most updated and easy-to-use volume for student affairs officers and students. Topics include the latest updates on: Higher Education Opportunity Act litigation involving online courses or programs new cases involving students with disabilities new federal rules about federal student loan programs new developments in student discipline student suicide searching residence halls campus security issues
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List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Notice of Web Site and Periodic Supplements
About the Authors
Perspectives And Foundations
Overview of Higher Education Law
The Governance of Higher Education
Basic concepts and distinctions
External governance
Sources of Higher Education Law
External sources of law
The Public-Private Dichotomy
The state action doctrine
Religion and the Public-Private Dichotomy
Governmental support for religious institutions
Religious autonomy rights of individuals in public postsecondary institutions
Selected Annotated
Legal Planning and Dispute Resolution
Litigation in the Courts
Judicial (academic) deference
Institutional Management of Liability Risk
Overview and suggestions
Selected Annotated
The College, Its Governing Board, And Its Employees
The College and Its Trustees
The Question of Authority
Trustee authority
Institutional Tort Liability
Liability for cocurricular and social activities
Student suicide
Educational malpractice
Institutional Liability for Violating Federal Constitutional Rights (Section 1983 Liability)
Selected Annotated
The College and Its Employees
Employment Contracts
Coaches' contracts (new Section)
Collective Bargaining
Collective bargaining and antidiscrimination laws
Personal Liability of Employees
Tort liability
Constitutional liability (personal liability under Section 1983)
Qualifi ed immunity
Issues on the merits: State-created dangers
Employment Discrimination
Sources of law
Title VII
Equal Pay Act
Americans with Disabilities Act and Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (new subSection)
Constitutional prohibitions against employment discrimination
Transgender (new subSection)
Application of Nondiscrimination Laws to Religious Institutions
Faculty Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression
General concepts and principles
Faculty freedom of expression in general
"Institutional" academic freedom
Academic freedom in teaching
In general
The classroom
Selected Annotated
The College And Its Students
The Legal Status of Students
The Contractual Rights of Students
Student Academic Freedom
Students' Legal Relationships with Other Students
Student Files and Records
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
State law
Selected Annotated
Admissions and Financial Aid
Basic legal requirements
The principle of nondiscrimination
Immigration status
Affi rmative action programs
Financial Aid
General principles
Federal programs
Affi rmative action in fi nancial aid programs
Discrimination against nonresidents
Discrimination against aliens
Undocumented aliens
Selected Annotated
The Campus Community
Student Housing
Housing regulations
Searches and seizures
Campus Computer Networks
Freedom of Speech
Liability issues
Campus Security
Security offi cers
Protecting students against violent crime
Federal statutes and campus security
Other Support Services
Health services
Selected Annotated
Academic Policies and Concerns
Awarding of Grades and Degrees
Sexual Harassment of Students by Faculty Members
Evaluating Students with Disabilities
Requests for programmatic or instructional accommodations
The Disciplinary Process
Disciplinary and Grievance Systems
Codes of student conduct
Judicial systems
Disciplinary Rules and Regulations
Public institutions
Disciplining students with psychiatric illnesses
Procedures for Suspension, Dismissal, and Other Sanctions
Public institutions: Disciplinary sanctions
Public institutions: The legal distinction between disciplinary sanctions and academic sanctions
Selected Annotated
Students' Freedom of Expression
Student Protests and Freedom of Speech
Student free speech in general
Regulation of student protest
Speech Codes and the Problem of Hate Speech
The case law on hate speech and speech codes
Guidelines for dealing with hate speech on campus
The College And Its Student Organizations
Student Organizations and Their Members
Student Organizations
Principle of nondiscrimination
Fraternities and Sororities
Institutional recognition and regulation of fraternal organizations
The Student Press
General principles
Athletes' Freedom of Speech
Sex Discrimination
Selected Annotated
The College And The Outside World
Local and State Governments
Local Governments and the Local Community
Community access to the college's campus
Exclusion of speakers and events
Trespass statutes and ordinances, and related campus regulations
State Government
Open-records laws
Gun possession laws (new Section)
The Federal Government
Copyright Law
The fair use doctrine
Americans with Disabilities Act
Civil Rights Compliance
General considerations
Title IX
Private Entities
Accrediting Agencies
Athletic Associations and Conferences
Federal constitutional constraints
Antitrust laws
Case Index
Statute Index
Subject Index
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