Special Education Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Mark C. Weber,Ralph D. Mawdsley,Sarah E. Redfield
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1422477746
Category: Children with disabilities
Page: 663
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This book is a unique offering in the growing field of Special Education Law and is designed to be used both in schools of education and in law schools. Coverage includes: * Core Concepts of Special Education Law; * Eligibility and Evaluation; * Residency; * Free, Appropriate Public Education; * Individualized Education Program; * Education in the Least Restrictive Environment; * Related Services; * Due Process Hearings; * Student Discipline; * Court Proceedings; * Attorneys' Fees in Special Education Litigation; * Children in Nonpublic Schools; * Early Childhood Programs; and * Post-Secondary Education. It features a highly useful glossary of special education and legal terms. Special Education Law contains relevant statutory excerpts and carefully edited reports of the leading special education cases, together with extensive explanatory materials and provocative questions for class discussion. The book also features practical exercises for home assignments or in-class projects. Two of the co-authors teach in law schools and have deep experience in special education law as well as allied subjects such as constitutional law, administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and general school law. Their background enables them to discuss the special education topics thoroughly and to draw connections to other parts of the law school curriculum. The third co-author, who is also a lawyer, teaches educational administration as well as special education law; that background enables him to add lessons on the real-world impact of the law on the daily work of the schools.

Special Education Law: Cases and Materials


Author: Mark C. Weber,Ralph Mawdsley,Sarah Redfield
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327189797
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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This book is a unique offering in the growing field of Special Education Law and is designed to be used both in schools of education and in law schools. Coverage includes: • Core Concepts of Special Education Law; • Eligibility and Evaluation; • Residency; • Free, Appropriate Public Education; • Individualized Education Program; • Education in the Least Restrictive Environment; • Related Services; • Due Process Hearings; • Student Discipline; • Court Proceedings; • Attorneys' Fees in Special Education Litigation; • Children in Nonpublic Schools; • Early Childhood Programs; and • Post-Secondary Education. It features a highly useful glossary of special education and legal terms. Special Education Law contains relevant statutory excerpts and carefully edited reports of the leading special education cases, together with extensive explanatory materials and provocative questions for class discussion. The book also features practical exercises for home assignments or in-class projects. Two of the co-authors teach in law schools and have deep experience in special education law as well as allied subjects such as constitutional law, administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and general school law. Their background enables them to discuss the special education topics thoroughly and to draw connections to other parts of the law school curriculum. The third co-author, who is also a lawyer, teaches educational administration as well as special education law; that background enables him to add lessons on the real-world impact of the law on the daily work of the schools. A separate publication, Special Education Law: Statutes and Regulations, contains relevant statutes and regulations.

Special Education Law and Practice

Cases and Materials
Author: Deborah N. Archer,Richard Marsico
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781594606076
Category: Children with disabilities
Page: 838
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Special Education Law and Practice is an experientially-focused casebook that also serves as a reference for attorneys who practice special education law and anyone interested in learning about the special education process. The casebook covers substantive special education rights, racial disparities in special education, discipline, procedural protections, federal court litigation, remedies, and attorneys fees. Each chapter begins with a problem rich in facts and law that places the student in the position of an attorney trying to resolve a problem for a client using that chapter's materials. Comprehensive notes expand the areas covered by featured cases.

Disability Harassment


Author: Mark C. Weber
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814784686
Category: Law
Page: 219
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Building on the insights of both disability studies and civil rights scholars, Mark C. Weber frames his examination of disability harassment on the premise that disabled people are members of a minority group that must negotiate an artificial yet often damaging environment of physical and attitudinal barriers. The book considers courts’ approaches to the problem of disability harassment, particularly the application of an analogy to race and sex harassment and the development of legal remedies and policy reforms under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While litigation under the ADA has addressed discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and education, Weber points out that the law has done little to combat disability harassment. He recommends that arguments based on unused provisions of the ADA should be developed and new legal remedies advanced to address the problem. Disability Harassment also draws on case law to explore special problems of harassment in the public schools, and closes with an appeal to judges and lawmakers for expanded legal protection against harassment.

Education Law, Policy, and Practice

Cases and Materials
Author: Michael J. Kaufman,Sherelyn R. Kaufman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454883324
Category: Law
Page: 1128
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Challenging students to question the political and philosophical assumptions underlying the law, Education Law, Policy, and Practice promotes a depth of understanding about the key cases and statutes. The authors integrate the law with policy and practice, following related political, financial, and practical issues. The law is presented through a teachable mix of key cases and materials on the practice and political aspects of school law, and an effective macro organization helps place topics into an integrated framework. Each of the major issues in education law is discussed at length: the boundaries of public and private, church and state, relations; school governance and the tensions between federal power and local control; the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers; and the educational environment and its liabilities. “Practicums” in each section allow students to apply the law to realistic situations. Features: New cases: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District; Fisher v. the University of Texas. A complete description and analysis of the brand new Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015. A series of key questions and answers that follow each major section, and are designed to provide formative and summative assessments of student learning outcomes.

Disability Rights Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Samuel R. Bagenstos
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781599414522
Category: Law
Page: 712
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This casebook is designed to enable students to grapple with the conceptual issues in the area of disability rights law. It covers all of the major issues in disability rights law.

Special Education Law


Author: Laura Rothstein,Scott F. Johnson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452241090
Category: Education
Page: 362
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Special Education Law, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive, and student-friendly overview of the major federal laws—and judicial interpretations of those laws—that apply to the education of children with special needs. Laura Rothstein and Scott F. Johnson thoroughly present the most up-to-date information on special education statutes, regulations, and judicial interpretations, including substantial changes in the interpretation of the legistlation. The text helps students understand what the law requires so that they can develop policies and make decisions that comply with these laws.

Sports Law: Cases and Materials


Author: Ray Yasser,James R. McCurdy,C. Peter Goplerud,Maureen A. Weston
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327175613
Category: Law
Page: 1002
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This popular casebook is divided into three parts: Part I focuses on legal issues arising out of amateur sports. Particular emphasis is placed on the roles, rules, and activities of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The issues addressed include amateur sports associations, gender equity in amateur athletics, and amateur sports and antitrust law. Part II addresses with legal issues in professional sports. The chapters in this part deal with professional sports leagues, labor relations and antitrust law, enforcement of sports contracts, representation of professional athletes, negotiation of sports contracts, and stadium and arena issues. Part III presents issues that arise in both professional and amateur sports. The subjects analyzed include criminal liability of sports participants, tort issues, intellectual property issues, health and disability issues, drug testing, and Olympic and international sports rules and regulations. The new Seventh Edition retains the problem-based approach that has helped make this book so popular for all these years. Recent developments that have broken new ground are also included as featured cases and/or the subject of new problems. For example: • The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in American Needle, Inc. v. Nat'l Football League, earned its way into the Seventh Edition as a featured case. • The O'Bannon v. NCAA line of pending cases is addressed as a problem in both the antitrust materials and the intellectual property materials; • The emergence of a body of international sports law -- a "lex sportiva" -- gains coverage in this new edition through the addition of new problems and recently decided CAS cases; and • The class action lawsuit, Brady v. NFL, filed in April 2011, challenging various NFL player restraints and many of the questions this case raises are noted in Chapter 6. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Labor Relations Law: Cases and Materials


Author: Theodore J. St. Antoine,Charles B. Craver,Marion G. Crain
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327174420
Category: Law
Page: 908
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This casebook is designed for an intensive examination of the union-management relationship throughout its major phases. The representative labor union and the collective bargaining process as it has evolved in this country are given center stage. Generally, the chronology of organizing, bargaining, and contract enforcement is followed, with a review of the law regulating internal union affairs. As in the past, the authors have tried to respond generously to the most significant current developments in the field while simultaneously providing a set of materials that will be truly manageable in the usual three- or four-hour course. This well-organized and comprehensive text covers the historical development of labor organizations, the statutory right of employees to form, join, and assist unions, to organize for collective bargaining purposes, to use the bargaining process to influence their wages, hours, and working conditions, and to administer existing bargaining agreements. It also covers the union duty of fair representation and the regulation of internal union affairs. The authors also include NLRA and LMRA preemption and antitrust exemptions because of their continuing relevance. Significant changes have been made in this new 12th Edition including: • the most recent decisions from the Labor Board and the courts dealing with Labor Law issues; • a revised and shortened section on labor and antitrust; • updated coverage on union waiver of individual statutory forum rights, including 14 Penn Plaza v. Pyett; • condensed coverage of internal union affairs suitable for inclusion in a single class; and • a streamlined final section on critiques and proposals for labor law reform, offering critical perspectives on labor law suitable for course review and wrap-up. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

European Labour Law and Social Policy:Cases and Materials


Author: Alan Neal
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 9041112790
Category: Law
Page: 735
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This text is a collection of primary source materials in the labour law and social policy of the European Community in one volume. It includes documents and decisions up to May 1st, 1999, when the Treaty of Amsterdam came into force, along with key legislative instruments in EC labour law and social policy, significant associated policy documents produced by the Commission and important decisions of the European Court of Justice.

Autism and the Law

Cases, Statutes, and Materials
Author: Lorri Shealy Unumb,Daniel R. Unumb
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781594608759
Category: Law
Page: 662
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Autism and the Law is the first-ever comprehensive compilation of the key statutes, cases, and related legal materials on autism spectrum disorder, the fastest growing developmental disability in the United States. The legal materials and commentary in Autism and the Law stem from a variety of legal areas, with autism as the common thread. Autism is a complex medical disorder characterized by deficits in communication, social skills, and behavior. Autism appears in childhood but is a lifelong disability. The prevalence of autism is around 1 in 110 Americans, a staggering increase from just a decade ago. As a result of the exponential growth and increased awareness of the disorder, much legal reform has taken place over the past several years. Indeed, the response to the autism crisis by courts, legislatures, and administrative agencies has resulted in an explosion of published law pertaining to autism. Twenty-two states, for example, have enacted autism insurance mandates in the past three years. This book attempts to move the process of understanding and reform forward by collecting significant autism laws in the fields of health insurance, Medicaid, special education, and more into one resource. Autism and the Law is designed as a law school textbook but is also an excellent resource for state and federal policymakers as well as families struggling with autism across the country.

Nevada School Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Gerald C. Kops
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780787253332
Category: Educational law and legislation
Page: 684
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The Law and Special Education


Author: Mitchell L. Yell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131106703
Category: Education
Page: 483
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The second edition of one of the top special education law books in the field acquaints readers with the legal development and current legal requirements of special education. The book includes new information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Special Education K-12 Teachers and Administrators.

Special Education Law

A Guide for Parents, Advocates, and Educators
Author: Steven S. Goldberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461592453
Category: Law
Page: 240
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To any professional concerned with exceptional children, it would be the greatest understatement to say that the courts and legislatures have had a tremendous impact on the field of speeial education. Especially in the last decade, a flood of litigation filed to develop and define the right to education of previously unserved handicapped children has left no special education teacher, school adminis trator, nurse, educational psychologist, or pediatrician unaffected-either be cause these professionals are daily called upon to help children, or because they may come forward as witnesses on behalf of children who are the subjects of special education meetings, individualized education programs, placement hear ings, or judicial proceedings. Thus, for these people, questions regarding a student's legal rights are immediate and pervasive. This book developed out of the need to provide nonlegal professionals with a lawyer's view of the huge body of court cases and federal laws and regulations that affect their practice as well as their students and clients. An introductory chapter provides the historical basis of the current interface between law and special education. The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 and Sec tion 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and their regulations promulgated in 1977, are the major national laws in the field ~nd are therefore described in Chapters 2 and 3.

The Latinos and the Law

Cases and Materials
Author: Richard Delgado,Juan F. Perea,Jean Stefancic
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314161246
Category: Law
Page: 883
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The first casebook of its kind, Latinos and the Law contains a rich array of issues relating to this important and rapidly growing group, ranging from legal and social construction, to language, education, immigration, stereotyping, workplace discrimination, rebellious lawyering, and the special issues of Latinas. Beginning with histories of the main subgroups, early sections discuss theoretical approaches such as post-colonialism, critical race theory, and the black-white binary of race that have proven useful in understanding the Latino/a condition. With a rich selection of cases, statutes, documents, notes, questions, and bibliographic references, this volume represents a welcome resource for teachers, scholars, and students.

Special Education Law


Author: Laura F. Rothstein
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780801319617
Category: Education
Page: 342
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"Teachers, administrators, and other education professionals - present and future - need to understand the federal laws that apply to the education of children with disabilities." "Clearly explaining what the law requires, Special Education Law, Third Edition, helps teachers and administrators to understand and comply with the requirements when making important everyday decisions."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Cases and Materials on the European Convention on Human Rights


Author: Alastair R. Mowbray
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199206742
Category: Law
Page: 1058
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This second edition provides students with a selection of the leading jurisprudence, together with commentary, on the major rights enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights. It also examines the creation of the Convention, and the role of the institutions and remedies available at the European level.

Family Law: Cases, Materials and Problems


Author: Peter N. Swisher,H. Anthony Miller,Helene S. Shapo
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327174595
Category: Law
Page: 1110
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Family Law addresses contemporary family law issues and analyzes the public and private dichotomy in contemporary family law relationships. Current family law topics addressed in this book include: • Marriage and marriage alternatives • Support and property rights • Conception and reproduction issues • Domestic violence and intrafamily torts • Care and supervision of children • Adoption and termination of parental rights • Legitimacy and paternity • Divorce or dissolution of marriage • Economic consequences of divorce, including spousal and child support, equitable distribution of marital and community property and a discussion of the American Law Institute's proposed principles of the law of family dissolution • Child custody and visitation, including a discussion of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act • Premarital and postmarital agreements • Alternative dispute resolution • Ethical issues for the family lawyer While addressing many cutting-edge family law issues, this Family Law casebook still maintains a realistic balance between theory and practice. The format is manageable, condensed, and user-friendly. Each topic includes a general introduction, a current or landmark illustrative judicial decision, relevant notes and questions analyzing, extending, or questioning each topic, and problems allowing students to analyze particular family law issues and disputes as practitioners, legislators, or jurists would. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.