Legal Articles, Education

Student Claims Athletic Director Was Reckless in Pitching Mishap

Blog post discussing the liability of a university when a student athlete is injured while at a practice.

Town Not Liable for Child's Soccer Field Injuries

Blog post about a parent unsuccessfully suing the town of Greenwich over injuries sustained by her son while playing soccer at a public park.

Court Upholds UCONN Suspension of Male Student for Harassment

Blog post about a student at the University of Connecticut who appealed his suspension for sexual harassment.

Court Unconvinced by Students' Constitutional Right to Violate Dress Code

Blog post about the constitutional right of a public school to impose and enforce a dress code on students.

School Suspends Student For Off Campus Drug Possession

Blog post about a student who was suspended from school after being arrested for possession of marijuana off-campus.

No 'Breach of Contract' In University's Suspension of Cheating Student

Blog post about a student who sued Yale University for breach of contract after she was suspended due to allegations of cheating.

College Proper in Suspension for Student's Altercation, Says Court

Blog post about a student claiming his due process rights were violated by his university when he was suspended following an altercation.

Board of Ed. Terminates Tenured Teacher For Sexual Misconduct

Blog post about a tenured teacher who appealed his firing for sexual harassment of students.

Court Holds Town Accountable for Injury Caused By Student Bullying

Blog post about a case where a town was held liable for the actions of a school bully because the doctrine of governmental immunity was not applicable.

Board of Education Expels Student For Sale of Prescription Drugs

Blog post about a student who was expelled for selling prescription drugs to classmates and was unable to sue to have the expulsion overturned.

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