Law and Education

Class Information Spring 2019

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 82235
  • Meets: Mon & Wed
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • Location: 339
  • Exam:
  • Course Description
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Edward H. Steinman

Professor of Law

Law and Education

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List B)

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.

Class Notes:

Professional Skills Course

Required texts for the course will be listed online  as will the assignment for the first class.  Students can record any class without the professor’s permission.