1054 ABA Journal Education Law articles.
Law schools now must report the number of recent graduates admitted by diploma privilege in their annual questionnaires in addition to those who took and passed a bar exam.
Nov 23, 2020 8:53 AM CST
The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Boston on Thursday upheld Harvard University’s use of race in undergraduate admissions.
Nov 12, 2020 11:46 AM CST
A Rhode Island federal judge has ruled students in the state have no constitutional right to a civics education, even as he warned of a “deep flaw” in education priorities. Judge William Smith said they seem to recognize “American democracy is in peril.”
Oct 23, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
A University of Southern California law grad has filed a lawsuit alleging that the school’s investigation of her rape complaint against another student was a “charade” with a predetermined outcome in his favor.
Oct 21, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Using the recent sexual misconduct findings against Yale Law School professor Jed Rubenfeld as an example of why Yale University’s Title IX policies should be revised, law students there recently released a case study
with suggestions for change, including the use of a website to track and pair anonymous complaints, and providing pro bono representation for accusers and respondents.
Oct 12, 2020 12:16 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit accusing Yale University of racially discriminating against many Asian and white applicants by considering race at multiple stages of its admissions process and racially balancing its classes.
Oct 9, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
Leslie Margolis once represented a 7-year-old child in foster care who had been restrained more than 147 times by his school’s staff. Margolis shared the story with the House of Delegates at the ABA Annual Meeting as it considered a trio of resolutions related to the well-being and rights of children and youth.
Oct 1, 2020 12:30 AM CDT
Considered one of the top contenders for a U.S. Supreme Court nomination, U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett is known as a conservative who shows a strong deference to religious values.
Sep 21, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
Bruce Hay, a professor at Harvard Law School, has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was sexually harassed by a New York Magazine reporter who gained his confidence, manipulated him and portrayed him as a gullible victim in the article that she wrote.
Aug 11, 2020 1:51 PM CDT
Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual
A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…
Aug 10, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
In Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms, authors Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law outline the way that well-meaning movements ended up funneling people into environments where they faced even more punitive measures.
Jul 22, 2020 10:21 AM CDT
A teachers union sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state education commissioner on Monday in a bid to block the reopening of schools.
Jul 21, 2020 1:39 PM CDT
The Trump administration has dropped plans to revoke visas of foreign college students who are taking all online courses this fall, a federal judge announced on Tuesday.
Jul 14, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether an evangelizing college student may receive nominal damages from a state college for an alleged free speech violation that happened under a policy that has since been discarded.
Jul 9, 2020 3:27 PM CDT
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