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Higher Education Law Policy and Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0415800315

ISBN-13: 9780415800310

Edition: 2011

Authors: Kern Alexander, Klinton W. Alexander

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American College and University Law is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the law of higher education. Drawing from real-life cases on United States campuses, the authors equip readers with the tools and knowledge to effectively respond in an environment of increasing litigation.This textbook clearly explains the higher education law emanating from federal and state constitutions, as well as the common law flowing from appellate courts throughout the U.S. Addressing a clear gap in the literature currently available, this text provides:an explanation of the point of law case examples rules of law case notes "context setting"This innovative approach weaves law into its historical, political and sociological context, and is designed to help students and professors better understand the law as it applies to colleges and universities. It also provides higher education administrators in student affairs, development, philanthropy, and financial affairs with clear guidance on the legal responsibilities of their respective offices.
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Book details

List price: $47.35
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Book Promotions/Horizon Books
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Nature of Law
Legal Structure of Higher Education
Religion
Student Fees and Tuition
Students and Parietal Rules: Fees, Living and Learning
State Action and Students Rights and Liberties at Private Colleges
Contractual Relationship Between Student and University
Student Dismissals and Procedural Due Process of Law
Substantive Due Process: Liberty and Property Interests of Students in Grading and Dismissals
Student Speech, Expression and Association
Free Speech and Electronic Communication
Student Press
Search and Seizure
Tort Liability
Defamation, Student Records and the Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
Immunity from Liability of State Institutions
Liability & Immunity of Private Institutions
Racial Integration and Diversity in Higher Education
Gender-Based Discrimination
Academic Freedom
Faculty Loyalty Oaths and Self-Incrimination
Faculty Contracts, Tenure and Collective Bargaining
Faculty and Due Process of Law
Speech in Public Institutions
Intellectual Property