Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Christopher H. Sterling The George Washington University
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412969026
  • ISBN-13: 9781412969024
  • DDC: 344.074
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 557 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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The Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education is a compendium of information that tells the story of law and higher education from a variety of perspectives. As many of the entries in this encyclopedia reflect, the editor and contributors have sought to place legal issues in perspective so that students of higher education and the law can inform policy makers and practitioners about the meaning and status of the law and also raise questions for future research as they seek to improve the quality of learning for all. Key Features:

  • Includes boxed excerpts from 30 key cases in tandem with their related case entries
  • Provides educators with enough awareness of the legal dimensions of given situations to enable them to better frame questions for their attorneys to answer
  • Addresses emerging technologies such as webcams, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube and the challenges they create for both legislators and the judiciary
  • Balances the tension between the proactive and reactive dimensions of education law

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editor.
Working with Legal Materials.
1: Academic Abstention.
2: Academic Dishonesty.
3: Academic Freedom.
4: Acceptable Use Policies.
5: Affirmative Action.
6: Age Discrimination.
7: Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
8: American Association of University Professors.
9: American Association of University Women.
10: Americans with Disabilities Act.
11: Assistive Technology.
12: Association for the Study of Higher Education.
13: Berea College v. Kentucky.
14: Bill of Rights.
15: Board of Curators of the University of Missouri v. Horowitz.
16: Board of Regents of State Colleges v. Roth.
17: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth.
18: Boards of Trustees.
19: Bob Jones University v. United States.
20: Cannon v. University of Chicago.
21: Catalogs as Contracts.
22: Central Virginia Community College v. Katz.
23: Cheating and Academic Discipline.
24: Civil Rights Act of 1871, Section 1983.
25: Civil Rights Act of 1964.
26: Civil Rights Movement.
27: Civil Right Restoration Act of 1987.
28: Clery Act.
29: Collective Bargaining.
30: College Savings Bank v. Florida Prepaid.
31: Community or Junior Colleges.
32: Conflict of Commitment.
33: Conflict of Interest.
34: Copyright.
35: Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act.
36: Cyberbullying.
37: DeFunis v. Odegaard.
38: Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
39: Disciplinary Sanctions and Due Process Rights.
40: Disparate Impact.
41: Distance Learning.
42: Drug Testing of Students.
43: Due Process, Substantive and Procedural.
44: Due Process Rights in Faculty and Staff Dismissal.
45: Educational Malpractice.
46: Education Law Association.
47: Eleventh Amendment.
48: Equal Educational Opportunities Act.
49: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
50: Equal Pay Act.
51: Equal Protection Analysis.
52: Ex Corde Ecclesiae and American Catholic Higher Education.
53: Extracurricular Activities, Law, and Policy.
54: Fair Use.
55: Family and Medical Leave Act.
56: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
57: Federalism.
58: Florida Prepaid v. College Savings Bank.
59: Fourteenth Amendment.
60: Fourth Amendment Rights of Faculty.
61: Fourth Amendment Rights of Students.
62: Free Speech and Expression Rights of Students.
63: Grading Practices.
64: Graduation Requirements.
65: Gratz v. Bollinger.
66: Grove City College v. Bell.
67: Grutter v. Bollinger.
68: Hate Crimes.
69: Hazing.
70: Healy v. James.
71: Higher Education Act.
72: Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
73: Hostile Work Environment.
74: Hunt v. McNair.
75: Immigration Reform and Control Act.
76: Intellectual Property.
77: Keyishian v. Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
78: Kimel v. Florida Board of Regents.
79: Knight v. Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
80: Lehnert v. Ferris Faculty Association.
81: Loans and Federal Aid.
82: Locke v. Davey.
83: Loyalty Oaths.
84: McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
85: Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan.
86: Morrill Acts.
87: National Association of College and University Attorneys.
88: National Collegiate Athletic Association.
89: National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Tarkanian.
90: National Labor Relations Act.
91: National Labor Relations Board v. Yeshiva University.
92: Papish v. Board of Curators of the University of Missouri.
93: Perry v. Sindermann.
94: Personnel Records.
95: Political Activities and Speech of Faculty Members.
96: Privacy Rights of Faculty Members.
97: Privacy Rights of Students.
98: Proprietary or For-Profit Colleges and Universities.
99: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
100: Regents of the University of Michigan v. Ewing.
101: Rehabilitation Act, Section 504.
102: Religious Activities on Campus.
103: Religious Colleges and Universities.
104: Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
105: Roemer v. Board of Public Works of Maryland.
106: Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.
107: Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights.
108: Sexual Harassment, Peer-to-Peer.
109: Sexual Harassment, Quid Pro Quo.
110: Sexual Harassment, Same-Sex.
111: Sexual Harassment of Students by Faculty Members.
112: Sexual Orientation.
113: Single-Sex Colleges.
114: Slochower v. Board of Higher Education of New York City.
115: Southeastern Community College v. Davis.
116: Sports Programming and Scheduling.
117: Stafford Act.
118: State Aid and the Establishment Clause.
119: Student Moral Development.
120: Student Press.
121: Student Suicides.
122: Student Teachers, Rights of.
123: Sweatt v. Painter.
124: Sweezy v. New Hampshire.
125: Tax Exemptions for Colleges and Universities.
126: Tenure.
127: Tilton v. Richardson.
128: Title VI.
129: Title VII.
130: Title IX and Athletics.
131: Title IX and Retaliation.
132: Title IX and Sexual Harassment.
133: Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Woodward.
134: Unions on Campus.
135: United States v. Virginia.
136: University of Pennsylvania v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
137: Urofsky v. Gilmore.
138: U.S. Department of Education.
139: U.S. Supreme Court Cases in Higher Education.
140: Video Surveillance.
141: Widmar v. Vincent.
142: Witters v. Washington Department of Services for the Blind.
143: Zoning.