Fall 2014
    Law No.: LAW9071
    Sched. No.: 114820949

Law and Higher Education*
Section 1
Kast, Richard C.

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):T, 1600-1800 (WB116)
Capacity:16 **This information is current as of 05/27/2015 06:15:04 AM**
Current Enrollment:6 **This information is current as of 05/27/2015 06:15:04 AM**

Course Description:

This seminar focuses on the areas of the law with particular application to the operations of institutions of higher education. Topics include institutional governance and policy-making; faculty and student rights and responsibilities; constitutional issues involving application of the guarantees of the First, Fourth and 14th Amendments; civil rights issues including diversity and affirmative action, the rights of the disabled, and gender-based issues; liability issues in the institutional setting; research-related issues; issues concerning affiliated entities; and the legal implications of increasing technology in higher education.

NOTE: Laptops are not allowed during class sessions.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT: Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be dropped. Students seeking to enroll in this course must attend the first class session.
PREREQUISITE: Constitutional Law helpful, but not required
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Paper with an oral presentation or a substantial research paper meeting the requirements for the upper-level writing requirement.
NOTE: Students seeking to satisfy the upper-level writing requirement must submit a completed Writing Requirement Intent Form to the Student Records Office no later than October 1, 2014 - retroactive exceptions will not be granted.

Prerequisites:Constitutional Law helpful, but not required