Category Archives: Education Law

Richard D. Shane, Teachers as Sexual Harassment Victims: The Inequitable Protections of Title VII In Public Schools

61 Fla. L. Rev. 355 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In 1992, a fifth-grade girl complained to her public school teacher that the boy sitting next to her repeatedly rubbed his body against her and made sexually explicit … Continue reading

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Lindsay M. Saxe, Politics versus Precision: Did the Miami-Dade School Board Violate the First Amendment when it Voted to Remove Vamos a Cuba! from its District libraries?: ACLU v. Miami-Dade County School Board, 557 F.3d 1177 (11th Cir. 2009)

61 Fla. L. Rev. 921 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Juan Amador, a self-described political prisoner from Cuba, was outraged when he read the inaccurate portrayal of life in Cuba contained in Vamos a Cuba!, a book in … Continue reading

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Emily Gold Waldman, Returning to Hazelwood’s Core: A New Approach to Restrictions on School- Sponsored Speech

60 Fla. L. Rev. 63 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Nearly twenty years ago in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, the Supreme Court, in upholding the constitutionality of a public high school principal’s censorship of a student newspaper … Continue reading

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Samuel J. Horovitz, Two Wrongs Don’t Negate a Copyright: Don’t Make Students Turnitin if You Won’t Give it Back

60 Fla. L. Rev. 229 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The story goes something like this: There was a particularly difficult college professor notorious for a low grading scale. After years of low grade following low grade, one … Continue reading

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Ben “Ziggy” Williamson, The Gunslinger to the Ivory Tower Came: Should Universities Have a Duty to Prevent Rampage Killings?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 895 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On April 16, 2007, Seung Hui Cho, a Virginia Tech student, went on a rampage across the university’s campus. He murdered thirty- two people-twenty-seven students and five professors-before … Continue reading

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Mark C. Weber, Reflections on the New Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

58 Fla. L. Rev. 7 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, Orwellian title and all, received its presidential signature on December 3, 2004. The Act is already fully in effect, and the … Continue reading

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