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School Counseling Principles: Ethics and Law
by Carolyn Stone

Language

English

Pages

764

Publication Date

September 14, 2017

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This practical guide addresses school counselors and their work through a legal and ethical lens. More than 100 cases representing school counselors’ daily dilemmas in working with minors in schools are answered through the application of court cases. The case study approach helps connect real school counseling issues to critical federal and state statutes, ASCA’s Ethical Standards for School Counselors, case law and typical school board policies. The fourth edition aligns with the 2016 ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors and contains new information on court cases since the last edition. The fourth edition also includes quizzes at the end of each chapter for school counselor educators to use in their classes.
The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student Version
by , Barbara A. Lee

Language

English

Pages

947

Publication Date

December 23, 2013

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<p>Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee’s indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, <i>The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version</i> provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles.</p> <p>The <i>Student Version</i> includes the materials from the full fifth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction.</p> <p>For example:</p> <ul> <li>The evolution of higher education law and governance</li> <li>Legal planning and dispute resolution</li> <li>The relationship between law and policy</li> <li>Faculty and staff employment issues, including collective bargaining</li> <li>Academic freedom for faculty and students</li> <li>Copyright basics</li> <li>The contract rights of students</li> <li>Legal issues in online education</li> <li>The rights of students and faculty with disabilities</li> <li>Campus issues: safety, registered sex offenders, racial and sexual harassment, student suicide, campus computer networks, searches of students’ residence hall rooms</li> <li>Hate speech and freedom of speech, including the rights of faculty and students in public universities</li> <li>Student organizations’ rights, responsibilities, and activities fees</li> <li>Governmental support for religious institutions and religious autonomy rights of individuals in public institutions</li> <li>Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment, admissions, and financial aid</li> <li>Athletics and Title IX</li> <li>FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)</li> </ul> <p>Each chapter is introduced with an overview of key terms and ideas the students will encounter. In addition, the book includes a general introduction to the study of higher education law, a glossary of key legal terms, and appendices for non-law students on the American court system and on how to read court opinions.</p> <p>The authors have also prepared a volume of teaching materials keyed to the <i>Student Version</i>, available from the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). In addition, the authors will periodically update the <i>Student Version</i> by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted by NACUA.</p>
School Law and the Public Schools: A Practical Guide for Educatio...
by Nathan L. Essex

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

January 14, 2015

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<p>This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.</p> <p>An essential, practical, hands-on resource for school leaders, policymakers, and other educational personnel, this practical, clear, and easy-to-understand guide looks at both the historical background and the contemporary legal issues that affect virtually every aspect of schools today. The new Sixth Edition of <i>School Law and the Public Schools</i> by Nathan Essex brings readers the latest information on today’s most critical issues, among them: recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators’ authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, and the use of chaperones for field trips. Numerous application exercises and case studies give the concepts real-life meaning, and illustrative tables and figures further reinforce and amplify the ideas.</p>
Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wav...
by Ben Westhoff

Language

English

Pages

356

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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A deeply human story, <i>Fentanyl, Inc.</i> is the first deep-dive investigation of a hazardous and illicit industry that has created a worldwide epidemic, ravaging communities and overwhelming and confounding government agencies that are challenged to combat it. “A whole new crop of chemicals is radically changing the recreational drug landscape,” writes Ben Westhoff. “These are known as Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) and they include replacements for known drugs like heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, and marijuana. They are synthetic, made in a laboratory, and are much more potent than traditional drugs”—and all-too-often tragically lethal.<p>Drugs like fentanyl, K2, and Spice—and those with arcane acronyms like 25i-NBOMe— were all originally conceived in legitimate laboratories for proper scientific and medicinal purposes. Their formulas were then hijacked and manufactured by rogue chemists, largely in China, who change their molecular structures to stay ahead of the law, making the drugs’ effects impossible to predict. Westhoff has infiltrated this shadowy world. He tracks down the little-known scientists who invented these drugs and inadvertently killed thousands, as well as a mysterious drug baron who turned the law upside down in his home country of New Zealand. Westhoff visits the shady factories in China from which these drugs emanate, providing startling and original reporting on how China’s vast chemical industry operates, and how the Chinese government subsidizes it. Poignantly, he chronicles the lives of addicted users and dealers, families of victims, law enforcement officers, and underground drug awareness organizers in the U.S. and Europe. Together they represent the shocking and riveting full anatomy of a calamity we are just beginning to understand. From its depths, as Westhoff relates, are emerging new strategies that may provide essential long-term solutions to the drug crisis that has affected so many.</p>
Regulation of Cloud Services under US and EU Antitrust, Competiti...
by Sára Gabriella Hoffman

Language

English

Pages

252

Publication Date

December 05, 2016

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<p>This book examines how cloud-based services challenge the current application of antitrust and privacy laws in the EU and the US. The author looks at the elements of data centers, the way information is organized, and how antitrust, competition and privacy laws in the US and the EU regulate cloud-based services and their market practices. She discusses how platform interoperability can be a driver of incremental innovation and the consequences of not promoting radical innovation. She evaluates applications of predictive analysis based on big data as well as deriving privacy-invasive conduct. She looks at the way antitrust and privacy laws approach consumer protection and how lawmakers can reach more balanced outcomes by understanding the technical background of cloud-based services.</p>
The Educator's Guide to Texas School Law: Ninth Edition
by , Frank Kemerer

Language

English

Pages

501

Publication Date

August 01, 2018

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<p>Much has changed in the area of school law since the first edition of <em>The Educator’s Guide</em> was published in 1986. This new ninth edition offers an authoritative source on all major dimensions of Texas school law through the 2017 legislative sessions. Intended for educators, school board members, interested attorneys, and taxpayers, the ninth edition explains what the law is and what the implications are for effective school operations. It is designed to help professional educators avoid expensive and time-consuming lawsuits by taking effective preventive action. It is an especially valuable resource for school law courses and staff development sessions.</p><p>The ninth edition begins with a review of the legal structure of the Texas school system, incorporating recent innovative features such as charter schools and districts of innovation. Successive chapters address attendance, the instructional program, service to students with special needs, the rights of public school employees, the role of religion, student discipline, governmental transparency, privacy, parent rights, and the parameters of legal liability for schools and school personnel. The book includes discussion of major federal legislation, such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Every Student Succeeds Act. On the state level, the book incorporates new laws pertaining to cyberbullying and inappropriate relationships between students and employees. Key points are illustrated through case law, and a complete index of case citations is included.</p>
Handbook of Human Factors in Litigation
by CRC Press

Language

English

Pages

812

Publication Date

December 28, 2004

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Using ergonomics in forensics can help prevent the recurrence of system failures through engineering or administrative controls. It can also raise the level of concern among professionals and the public regarding product, workplace, and service safety due to perceived exposure to liability. Even with such a potentially important and broad impact, f
The Principal's Quick-Reference Guide to School Law: Reducing Lia...
by , Dennis R. Dunklee

Language

English

Pages

432

Publication Date

March 31, 2014

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<strong><em>The go-to legal resource for principals, fully updated!</em></strong><br /><br /><br /><br />How often does a potential legal issue arise at your school? Now in an expanded third edition, this trusted resource provides clear and helpful guidance from a team of respected school-law experts. Substantive new information shows principals how to:<br /><br /><ul><br /> <li>Address student use and misuse of technology, on and off campus</li><br /> <li>Avoid the pitfalls of zero-tolerance discipline policies</li><br /> <li>Lead school safety and violence prevention, including collaboration with school resource officers and other personnel</li><br /> <li>Prevent and respond to bullying incidents</li><br /> <li>Stay current with special education requirements</li><br /> <li>Ensure that employment and evaluation practices reflect the law</li><br /></ul><br /><br />
Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their...
by , Roger Hill

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English

Pages

424

Publication Date

April 11, 2017

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The Army does not want you to read this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.This very system ambushed Captain Roger Hill and his men.Hill, a West Point grad and decorated combat veteran, was a rising young officer who had always followed the letter of the military law. In 2007, Hill got his dream job: infantry commander in the storied 101st Airborne. His new unit, Dog Company, 1-506th, had just returned stateside from the hell of Ramadi. The men were brilliant in combat but unpolished at home, where paperwork and inspections filled their days.With tough love, Hill and his First Sergeant, an old-school former drill instructor named Tommy Scott, turned the company into the top performers in the battalion. Hill and Scott then led Dog Company into combat in Afghanistan, where a third of their men became battlefield casualties after just six months. Meanwhile, Hill found himself at war with his own battalion commander, a charismatic but difficult man who threatened to relieve Hill at every turn. After two of his men died on a routine patrol, Hill and a counterintelligence team busted a dozen enemy infiltrators on their base in the violent province of Wardak. Abandoned by his high command, Hill suddenly faced an excruciating choice: follow Army rules the way he always had, or damn the rules to his own destruction and protect the men he'd grown to love.
Public School Law: Teachers' and Students' Rights
by , Suzanne E. Eckes

Language

English

Pages

474

Publication Date

January 30, 2013

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<p>This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.</p> <p>With this <b>seventh edition of <i>Public School Law: Teachers’ and Students’ Rights</i>, </b>renowned authors Martha M. McCarthy, Nelda H. Cambron-McCabe, Suzanne E. Eckes, have proven once again that their mainstay for school law can’t be touched by the competition. In a masterful blend of detailed treatment of landmark cases with a thorough discussion of the legal context, trends, and generalizations to guide all school personnel in their daily activities, the book addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a succinct but comprehensive manner. Information in this text will help alleviate concerns voiced by educators who either do not know the legal concepts that govern schools or feel that the scales of justice have been tipped against them. Primarily written for school administrators and teachers to learn the most important points of the cases and how the cases will impact their practices, this new edition covers a wider range of legal topics, takes a much more in-depth approach to discussing the cases presented, and cites many more current cases that are relevant to practitioners than any other school law textbook in comparison. </p> <p> </p> <p>New to this edition, besides being thoroughly updated and revised throughout, are the most current new laws, policies, and judicial decisions; more than 400 new cases from previous editions, with all content as current and well-documented as of July, 2012; new information on cyber-bullying, sexting; legal controversies involving charter schools; and the Common Core State Standards Web sites with current data on a range of topics from voucher programs and home education to curriculum requirements; the latest on the American with Disabilities Act amendments of 2008, amendments to the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Act; race-conscious student assignment plans, and the use of seclusion and restraints with students with disabilities with new information regarding guidelines from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education.; and the most current legal information regarding protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students; permissible religious activities in public schools; and student searches, including strip searches and cell phone searches.</p> <p> </p> <p>For law students, it is primarily written for teachers, school administrators, and other public school personnel taking a school law course at the graduate and master’s levels, there is not a greater, more comprehensive resource on the market today than <i>Public School Law, Seventh Edition.  </i> </p>

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