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Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
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The long-standing test for searching students at school requires that the search must be based on a “reasonable suspicion” that the student violated a school rule or law. A recent criminal decision from the United States...more
A professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to determine the standard for imposing liability on state universities (and their related entities, such as hospitals and...more
The use at a seminar on internet safety of a picture of a 17-year-old bikini-clad student taken from her Facebook page by a school district technology director did not violate the student’s right to privacy under federal law,...more
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Requiring a high school student to carry an identification card with an RFID chip does not violate the student’s First Amendment religious and free speech rights.
The Northside Independent School District in San Antonio...more
A Palo Alto 6th grade boy was allowed to return to his middle school after his family convinced the school officials that they did not need to worry about his genes....more
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In This Issue:
- Will the U.S. Supreme Court Uphold Race-Based Affirmative Action? pages 1 - 3
- UCLA and Professor Face Fines and Criminal Charges in the Aftermath of Fatal Lab Fire pages 4 - 5
- Law School...more
In a recent decision, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc. v. Camdenton School District, a federal district court in the Western District of Missouri held that a school district violated the First...more
On December 23, 2010, Venable attorneys William Coston, John Cooney, Michael Gollin, and David Conway filed a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of former United States Senator Birch Bayh in Board of Trustees of the Leland...more
The United State Supreme Court, in the 1969 decision of Tinker v. DeMoines Independent Community School District, recognized that children have a 1st Amendment right to free speech in the school environment. In Tinker, the...more
A high school boy receives, via text message, naked photos of his girlfriend from her. Later in the week, the boy shares the photos with several of his classmates, and forwards the text messages to several of his basketball...more
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