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SCHOOL DISTRICT AND UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS’ DUE PROCESS IN INVESTIGATIONS AND TERMINATION PROCEEDINGS

SCHOOL DISTRICT AND UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS’ DUE PROCESS IN INVESTIGATIONS AND TERMINATION PROCEEDINGS      As a general principle, public school district administrators have at least a modest level of due process rights under state law as well as federal law, supported...

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Jul

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STUDENT FREE SPEECH

The U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment states: “ Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably...

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Dec

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ACADEMIC INTEGRITY IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

The Wall Street Journal, in an article published December 23, 2020 explores the topic of online cheating by high school students, commenting that some parents say its OK due to the stresses of the pandemic on their children. Of course,...

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Jul

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New Title IX Sexual Misconduct Appeals Regulations

New regulations for Title IX sexual misconduct appeals were issued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on May 5, 2020, which become effective August 14, 2020. The department issued its summary of “key provisions” in a press release on...

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Mar

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Student Rights Lawyer – Tuition and Dormitory Fees Under COVID-19

As a student rights lawyer, we have recently had cases where a student is forced to abandon his dormitory room and, facing a closed university without classes to attend, may either seek a refund of prepaid dormitory fees and prepaid...

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Nov

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STUDENT RIGHTS LAWYER CONCERNING THE GUN-FREE SCHOOLS ACT OF 1994 AND YOUR CHILD

        A student rights lawyer focuses on issues of school safety, discipline, special education and student civil rights.        It has been more than 25 years since President Clinton signed the GUN-FREE SCHOOLS ACT law...

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Aug

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Student Equal Protection Rights

A student at a public college or university likely enjoys student equal protection rights, under the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, in the context of the student’s treatment by the school in comparison with the school’s treatment of the...

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May

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STUDENT RIGHTS LAWYER – K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOL DISCIPLINE UPDATE

Schools in the “Old Days” conjured images of “reading, writing, arithmetic” and receiving School Discipline in the form of writing 100 times on the blackboard: “ I will not throw Spitballs.” Today’s default discipline recommendations are much harsher and much...

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Apr

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TITLE IX SEXUAL MISCONDUCT UPDATE

As briefly mentioned in a January 25, 2019, posting on this site, proposed legislation has been introduced in the Missouri Legislature relating to Title IX Sexual Misconduct Complaints and Due Process. The proposed legislation restores the rights of the accused...

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Jan

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Title IX In Turmoil

I have written extensively on this site about Title IX Sexual Misconduct and its impact on college and university students (mostly men). Beginning in September 2017, Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, has argued for implementation of regulations which...

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