Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education
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Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education

by Charles J. Russo
     
 

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

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Overview

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 You Tube and the challenges they create for both legislators and the judiciary
  • Balances the tension between the proactive and reactive dimensions of education law

Key Themes

  • Cases in Higher Education Law
  • Concepts, Theories, and Legal Principles
  • Constitutional Rights and Issues
  • Faculty Rights
  • Governance and Finance
  • Organizations and Institutions
  • Primary Sources: Excerpts From Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases
  • Religion and Freedom of Speech
  • Statutes
  • Student Rights and Welfare
  • Technology

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Editorial Reviews

Choice Magazine
"....The entries are written broadly enough so that audiences ranging from advanced undergraduates up through legal practitioners will find them useful.... [A] good starting point for a basic understanding of the laws surrounding the education field. Summing Up: Recommended. ** Upper-level undergraduates through professionals/ practitioners. "— R. I. Saltz
CHOICE - R.I. Saltz
"....The entries are written broadly enough so that audiences ranging from advanced undergraduates up through legal practitioners will find them useful.... [A] good starting point for a basic understanding of the laws surrounding the education field. Summing Up: Recommended. ** Upper-level undergraduates through professionals/ practitioners. "
CHOICE - R. I. Saltz
"....The entries are written broadly enough so that audiences ranging from advanced undergraduates up through legal practitioners will find them useful.... [A] good starting point for a basic understanding of the laws surrounding the education field. Summing Up: Recommended. ** Upper-level undergraduates through professionals/ practitioners."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412981118
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/17/2009
Pages:
557
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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