Legal Advice for Student's Rights — 39 results
Written by attorney Matthew Keenan, almost 2 years ago.
Like any good parent, you want your child to have the best education possible.Unfortunately, the school district where you live just doesnt cut it.You do have a family member, however, such... more
Written by attorney Stephanie Scarborough, almost 2 years ago.
On June 15, 2012 the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, announced a deferred action policy allowing young people (a/k/a "Dreamers") who came to the U.S. as children to... more
Written by attorney Jeffery Jacobs, about 2 years ago.
School districts can be held liable for injuries sustained by a student as a result of negligent supervision or failure to supervise student activities.Furthermore, virtually all courts... more
Written by attorney Todd Kotler, almost 3 years ago.
In Gebser v. Lago Vista School District (1998), the Supreme Court held that one must prove the school district actually knew about an offense and refused to take corrective action, to... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Lustick, over 4 years ago.
MYTH: The police
must automatically read Miranda to you as soon as you are placed under arrest.
FACT:No, in Washington, Miranda warnings (The right to remain
silent, etc.) are only... more
Written by attorney Meira Ferziger, about 1 year ago.
Summer has arrived and students are on vacation. Many students are eager to step into the working world for the summer and get some hands-on experience just to get a foot in the door and... more
Written by attorney Robert Gardana, over 2 years ago.
ELEVENTH CIRCUIT citiing Supreme Court rules Valdosta State University student entitled to due process over his facebook page! ([D]ue process requires, in connection with a suspension of 10... more
Written by attorney Gregory Glaser, almost 3 years ago.
Consider three preliminary questions:
First, did the student consent to the search?If so, then the search is legal so long as the consent was not given while under duress, and also... more
Written by attorney Gayle H Sullivan, over 5 years ago.
Medical Treatment First We have had many college students involved in accidents who avoid medical treatment. It's important to at least get checked out for any injury as soon as possible,... more