Legal Articles, Education

Freshman's Emotional Distress Claim Undermined by Flag Football Game

Blog post about a college student who sued another student for emotional distress for an injury sustained playing flag football.

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.

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