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Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee's indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version i Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee's indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version includes the materials from the full fifth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction. For example: The evolution of higher education law and governance Legal planning and dispute resolution The relationship between law and policy Faculty and staff employment issues, including collective bargaining Academic freedom for faculty and students Copyright basics The contract rights of students Legal issues in online education The rights of students and faculty with disabilities Campus issues: safety, registered sex offenders, racial and sexual harassment, student suicide, campus computer networks, searches of students' residence hall rooms Hate speech and freedom of speech, including the rights of faculty and students in public universities Student organizations' rights, responsibilities, and activities fees Governmental support for religious institutions and religious autonomy rights of individuals in public institutions Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment, admissions, and financial aid Athletics and Title IX FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Each chapter is introduced with an overview of key terms and ideas the students will encounter. In addition, the book includes a general introduction to the study of higher education law, a glossary of key legal terms, and appendices for non-law students on the American court system and on how to read court opinions. The authors have also prepared a volume of teaching materials keyed to the Student Version, available from the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). In addition, the authors will periodically update the Student Version by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted by NACUA.


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Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee's indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version i Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee's indispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of higher education, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: Student Version provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version includes the materials from the full fifth edition that most relate to student interests and are most suitable for classroom instruction. For example: The evolution of higher education law and governance Legal planning and dispute resolution The relationship between law and policy Faculty and staff employment issues, including collective bargaining Academic freedom for faculty and students Copyright basics The contract rights of students Legal issues in online education The rights of students and faculty with disabilities Campus issues: safety, registered sex offenders, racial and sexual harassment, student suicide, campus computer networks, searches of students' residence hall rooms Hate speech and freedom of speech, including the rights of faculty and students in public universities Student organizations' rights, responsibilities, and activities fees Governmental support for religious institutions and religious autonomy rights of individuals in public institutions Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment, admissions, and financial aid Athletics and Title IX FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Each chapter is introduced with an overview of key terms and ideas the students will encounter. In addition, the book includes a general introduction to the study of higher education law, a glossary of key legal terms, and appendices for non-law students on the American court system and on how to read court opinions. The authors have also prepared a volume of teaching materials keyed to the Student Version, available from the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). In addition, the authors will periodically update the Student Version by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted by NACUA.

30 review for The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition: Student Version

  1. 4 out of 5

    Eric Kennedy

    I would have liked a summary of case outcomes and implications after the lengthy description of each hearing of the case. Highlighting the applications of each case would have been enormously helpful in developing a more thorough understanding of how these cases may impact my work in higher education. The class syllabus had us read the book out of order... which I think was a disservice to students and also to the authors. The intended structure and order of the book seems to allow the reader to I would have liked a summary of case outcomes and implications after the lengthy description of each hearing of the case. Highlighting the applications of each case would have been enormously helpful in developing a more thorough understanding of how these cases may impact my work in higher education. The class syllabus had us read the book out of order... which I think was a disservice to students and also to the authors. The intended structure and order of the book seems to allow the reader to build an understanding of law by engaging with concepts first, then specifics.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Matthew Dempsey

    When I started reading this book, I thought to myself this book might be important. After reading it and the companion text, I have found that it has singularly been one of the most important books I have in my library. As an administrator at a public community college, knowledge of the law has empowered me to make decisions regarding employment, contracts, academic freedom, and free speech to protect both myself and my employees. The book has also proved to be a valuable reference book to keep When I started reading this book, I thought to myself this book might be important. After reading it and the companion text, I have found that it has singularly been one of the most important books I have in my library. As an administrator at a public community college, knowledge of the law has empowered me to make decisions regarding employment, contracts, academic freedom, and free speech to protect both myself and my employees. The book has also proved to be a valuable reference book to keep on my shelf.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Erin

    This was a pleasant enough textbook. It was clear and to the point.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Jim Twombly

    Thorough, but often repetitive.

  5. 5 out of 5

    Marlena

    Great resource and tons of information. Definitely one that I will easily and readily access from my shelf as a professional in higher education.

  6. 4 out of 5

    Immanythings

    A great reference book for the higher education major

  7. 4 out of 5

    Mason Soup

  8. 5 out of 5

    Sherri Maki

  9. 4 out of 5

    Jeff Montgomery

  10. 4 out of 5

    Tori

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    Jessie George

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    Angelica Moreno

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    Brian Regan

  18. 5 out of 5

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    Neil Golemo

  20. 5 out of 5

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  21. 4 out of 5

    Cindy Loss

  22. 4 out of 5

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    Marion Gamino

  25. 5 out of 5

    Gene Roberts, Jr.

  26. 4 out of 5

    Fatima Babih

  27. 4 out of 5

    Grace

  28. 5 out of 5

    Karen

  29. 5 out of 5

    Claire Seely

  30. 4 out of 5

    Liz

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