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Suing alma mater : higher education and the courts

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, p.221 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb KF4225 .O44 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10164510

Keywords:

College students--Legal status, College teachers--Legal status, etc.--United States, laws, Universities and colleges--Law and legislation--United States

Abstract:

Contents: A primer on higher education law in the United States -- A brief history of higher education litigation in the United States Supreme Court -- Making it to the Supreme Court and the rise of purposive organizations -- The traditional model of higher education in the litigation spotlight: United States v. Fordice -- Hopwood v. Texas: "a university may properly favor one applicant over another because of his ability to play the cello, make a downfield tackle, or understand chaos theory" -- Abrams v. Baylor College of Medicine: Jews need not apply -- Axson-Flynn v. Johnson: "talk to some other Mormon girls who are good Mormons, who don't have a problem with this" -- Location, location, location: Richards v. League of United Latin American Citizens and the cartography of colleges -- Clark v. Claremont University Center: "I mean, us white people have rights, too" -- The developing law of faculty discontent: the Garcetti effect.

Publication Language:

eng