Anatomy of a Lawsuit: What Every Education Leader Should Know About Legal Actions

Anatomy of a Lawsuit: What Every Education Leader Should Know About Legal Actions

by Robert J. Shoop, Dennis R. Dunklee
     
 

This indispensable text provides educators with the information they need to understand, be prepared for, and respond to civil litigation.See more details below

Overview

This indispensable text provides educators with the information they need to understand, be prepared for, and respond to civil litigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412915458
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Advisement
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Section I. A Review of the Legal Environment and the Function of Law
1. Why Me?
2. Overview of the Organization of Courts and the Legal Environment
Section II. The Process of Litigation
3. Annie’s Case
4. The Litigation Process
5. Working With an Attorney: Attorneys’ Considerations in Deciding Whether to Accept a Case
6. Courtroom Environment: You May Feel Small
7. The Trial
8. Managing and Surviving Litigation Stress
Section III. Verdict and Analysis
9. Smith v. Red Ridge Unified School District No. 435 (Annie’s Case)
Section IV. Your Role as an Expert Witness
10. Serving as an Expert Witness
Section V. Managing Your Risk of Litigation
11. Concluding Thoughts
Index

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