Law and Education

Catalog No.: 206

Course Description:

The role of lawyers and the judiciary in resolving matters relating to education. Control of student conduct and status; desegregation; school financing; rights and responsibilities of teachers; classification and evaluation of students; compulsory schooling; and the role of government in private education. Attention given to enhancing students’ writing skills, including the writing of a term paper and through exposure to current litigation, pleadings, briefs, and in-depth statutory interpretation developing the practical skills and awareness needed by any attorney working with contemporary legal issues.