Author: Martha M. McCarthy
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2013-01-30
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. With this seventh edition of Public School Law: Teachers’ and Students’ Rights, renowned authors Martha M. McCarthy, Nelda H. Cambron-McCabe, Suzanne E. Eckes, have proven once again that their mainstay for school law can’t be touched by the competition. In a masterful blend of detailed treatment of landmark cases with a thorough discussion of the legal context, trends, and generalizations to guide all school personnel in their daily activities, the book addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a succinct but comprehensive manner. Information in this text will help alleviate concerns voiced by educators who either do not know the legal concepts that govern schools or feel that the scales of justice have been tipped against them. Primarily written for school administrators and teachers to learn the most important points of the cases and how the cases will impact their practices, this new edition covers a wider range of legal topics, takes a much more in-depth approach to discussing the cases presented, and cites many more current cases that are relevant to practitioners than any other school law textbook in comparison. New to this edition, besides being thoroughly updated and revised throughout, are the most current new laws, policies, and judicial decisions; more than 400 new cases from previous editions, with all content as current and well-documented as of July, 2012; new information on cyber-bullying, sexting; legal controversies involving charter schools; and the Common Core State Standards Web sites with current data on a range of topics from voucher programs and home education to curriculum requirements; the latest on the American with Disabilities Act amendments of 2008, amendments to the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Act; race-conscious student assignment plans, and the use of seclusion and restraints with students with disabilities with new information regarding guidelines from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education.; and the most current legal information regarding protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students; permissible religious activities in public schools; and student searches, including strip searches and cell phone searches. For law students, it is primarily written for teachers, school administrators, and other public school personnel taking a school law course at the graduate and master’s levels, there is not a greater, more comprehensive resource on the market today than Public School Law, Seventh Edition.
Author: Allan G. Osborne, Jr.
Publisher: Corwin Press
Release Date: 2011-04-04
Everything teachers need to know about education law Do you know what you can and can’t say and do in your school? Most teacher education programs offer little, if any, instruction on education law. When teachers need advice regarding employment or instructional issues, they may find the search frustrating, time-consuming, or costly. Teachers will find the answers to their most frequently asked legal questions in this easy-to-read book. Key topics include: Certification, tenure, evaluation, and dismissal Collective bargaining and teacher contracts Constitutional rights of teachers Discrimination and harassment Teachers’ responsibility regarding student bullying Academic freedom Copyright law Safety
This text provides a question and answer format which addresses every aspect of school law from a teacher’s and school administrator’s perspective. Clearly written and useful to both teachers and school administrators, this text focuses on legal issues reflecting current trends that are important to educators in the 21’st century. The authors designed the text for school professionals seeking an easy to use reference on every important area of school law, including student and employee rights, the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on those rights, and how to understand their legal rights and responsibilities. This up-to-date presentation provides insights into laws governing education as well as court decisions from all 50 states and the federal courts. Guiding legal principles are presented in such a way that educators can easily understand and follow today’s trends in the law governing education.
Author: Rebecca T. Klein
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 2014-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
In a landmark 1969 decision, the Supreme Court asserted that students do not shed their constitutional rights when they enter the doors of their schools. However, for many students, it is still not clear where the line is drawn between their legal rights and school rules. This book clarifies the reach of student rights, covering the topics of free speech, peaceable assembly, and privacy on campus. Also essential is a discussion of the right to a quality education for students with disabilities and juvenile offenders, as well as protection from discrimination for minority and LGBT students.
Author: Kern Alexander
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date: 2009
Alexander and Alexander's best-selling AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOL LAW, Seventh Edition, sets the standard for texts in educational law, an increasingly vital area of expertise for today's school and district administrators. This combined textbook/casebook provides an authoritative and comprehensive view of the law that governs the public school system of the United States, including common law, statutes, and constitutional laws as they affect students, teachers, and administrators. Featuring civil and criminal cases selected from hundreds of jurisdictions and newly updated to reflect the latest legal trends and precedents, the text reviews key laws and relevant court decisions. The case method offers ample opportunity for class discussion to discover and expose the underlying rules and reasoning, and the text actively encourages readers to relate factual situations to the law while anticipating similar experiences they may have as practicing teachers and administrators. Written in an engaging and accessible style, AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOL LAW, Seventh Edition, explains even complex points of law clearly and effectively for non-lawyers, and the authors maintain a diligent focus on the unique needs of professional educators preparing for successful careers in administration.
Author: Joyce Morton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2006-05-01
This popular book, the only legal office procedure book to receive a 5-star rating on Amazon.com, introduces readers to the career of a legal office assistant. It presents basic legal concepts and the various fields of the law and outlines the preparation of documents commonly used in these fields. It provides the information needed to select documents appropriate for a particular situation, identify the information necessary to complete the documents, and prepare the documents correctly.Comprehensive coverage begins with an overview of the law office; then describes office duties; computers and office systems; legal correspondence; the history of law; the court structure; litigation procedures, including the preparation of legal documents, preparations for trial, and litigation and discovery procedures; family law; wills, trust, and probate; business organizations; real estate; criminal law; legal research; and careers in the law.For legal secretaries, legal assistants, paralegals, and law office managers and staff.
Author: Jacqueline Martin
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Support a number of intermediate law courses with this brand new edition of our bestselling introductory textbook by Jacqueline Martin. Authoritative and reliable, The English Legal System, 7th edition, ensures that students have a comprehensive understanding of the English Legal System. Written by Jacqueline Martin, who has helped hundreds of thousands pass their exams and enjoy their studies, it maintains a balance between deep insight and easy reading so students can reach their highest potential. The breadth of coverage is especially useful for A level OCR and WJEC Law students, as it covers all the necessary topics and highlights links to these specifications. The text also supports a range of other intermediate courses including ILEX, Access to HE, paralegal, international foundation programme, BTEC in Applied Law, law courses for non-law students in business, accountancy and public services plus Foundation Degree and LLB programmes. - Use diagrams, illustrations, key facts charts and activities to clarify difficult concepts and help students remember the key information - Support understanding and revision with key terms, a glossary for quick reference and examination advice - Hold your students' attention with interesting and informative cases and explanations of the law - Encourage students to question the logic and practicality of the law in England and Wales
Packed with current examples and engaging scenarios, BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, STANDARD EDITION, 7E has earned the stamp of approval from trial and appellate judges, working attorneys, scholars, and teachers for its full breadth of business law coverage. Extremely reader-friendly, the text is known for its lively, conversational writing style that explains complex topics in easy-to-understand language as it illustrates how legal concepts apply to everyday business practice. The seventh edition includes a new emphasis on the digital landscape, expanded coverage of international law, and new information on privacy issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Adapted from its parent volume Education Law, 5th Edition, this accessible text concisely introduces topics in law that are most relevant to teachers. Providing public school teachers with the legal knowledge necessary to do their jobs, A Teacher’s Guide to Education Law covers issues of student rights, discipline, negligence, discrimination, special education, teacher rights, hiring and firing, contracts, unions, collective bargaining, and tenure. Special Features: This revised edition includes new content on bullying, privacy, discrimination, school finance, and issues relating to Internet and technology, as well as updated references and case law throughout. To aid comprehension, technical terms are carefully explained and summaries of key topics and principles are provided. Case law is presented within the context of real-world examples, making this text accessible to pre-service teachers who have little background in law. A companion website provides additional resources for students and instructors, such as links to full cases and a glossary of key concepts.
Author: Charles J. Russo
Publisher: Foundation Press
Release Date: 2009
The Seventh Edition of this textbook-casebook incorporates important recent developments into the conceptual framework by providing substantive analysis of topics in education law. Among the topics that the 7th edition includes updates on are church-state education relations, the No Child Left Behind Act, abolition of positions, academic freedom, employment discrimination, school finance, collective bargaining, sexual harassment, affirmative action/ race conscious admissions policies, workers compensation, student free speech, and special education. In addition, the text includes excerpts from recent Supreme Court cases on bargaining, teacher employment, race conscious admission policies, student speech, and special education.
Author: Elizabeth Warren
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Release Date: 2014-07-30
One of the leading casebooks in the field, The Law of Debtors and Creditorsfeatures forty problem sets with realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting the statutory provisions for a bankruptcy case. Explanatory text throughout makes bankruptcy law accessible to students and easier to teach. The material is organized functionally--as a bankruptcy case would unfold--making the presentation logical and sensible. By separating consumer bankruptcy from business bankruptcy, professors can select the depth of coverage for each course. The Seventh Edition produces expanded coverage of business bankruptcy topics such as corporate governance in bankruptcy and bankruptcy sales. Discussion of over a half-dozen recent Supreme Court cases on bankruptcy includes Stern v. Marshall. Adjustments to teaching approach to means test and other 2005 amendment topics reflect existing law and practice and help students learn. Features: forty problem sets--featuring the realistic questions a lawyer considers in confronting the statutory provisions for a bankruptcy case explanatory text makes bankruptcy law accessible to students and easier to teach organized functionally, as a bankruptcy case would unfold--logical and sensible separates consumer bankruptcy from business bankruptcy provides greater clarity permits professors to select depth of coverage Thoroughly updated, the revised Seventh Edition presents: expanded coverage of business bankruptcy topics corporate governance in bankruptcy bankruptcy sales discussion of recent Supreme Court cases on bankruptcy, including Stern v. Marshall adjustments to teaching approach to means test and other 2005 amendment topics to reflect existing law and practice