Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

School Board "Obligated" to Utilize Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Says Court

Blog post about the use of drug sniffing dogs in public schools.

Vice Principal's Flawless Career Ends For Strip-Searching Students

Blog post about a veteran vice principal who was fired for ordering female students to be strip searched.

21 Year Old Convict Entitled to Special Education, Says Court

Blog post about an incarcerated student who was determined to be eligible for special education services.

State Sues Parent for Special Education Costs

Blog post about a case where a school district tried to have the parents of a special education student bear the cost of educating the student.

School District For Student's Special Education Falls Outside Jurisdiction

Blog post about the laws regarding accommodations that must be met by the state to make sure that special education students receive a proper education.

School Claims Student "Fell Through the Cracks" to Justify Expulsion

Blog post about a student who was expelled for threatening another with a knife and his subsequent appeal to have it expunged from his record.

Court Awards $2 Million to Unarmed Man Shot by Police

Blog post about an award of damages given to an unarmed man who was shot by a police officer and suffered severe injuries.

Drunk Driver's Refusal of Sobriety Test Does Little To Curb Conviction

Blog post on the admissibility of statements made by people who have been arrested for a DUI and the Constitutional ramifications of allowing the evidence.

Teacher Argues Tenure Denial Was Result of Age Discrimination

Blog post about a teacher who brought a case against the board of trustees for the Connecticut state university system alleging she was denied tenure because of her age.

Supreme Court Sets New Standard in Age Discrimination Decision

Blog post on a recent Supreme Court decision that has set a new standard in age discrimination cases.

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