Useful resources for clinic legal research projects
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2015
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Special education; right to attend; due process; equal protection; mentally retarded; handicapped; IDEA; child find; parent; guardian; student; placement; least restrictive environment; free appropriate public education (FAPE); individualized education program (IEP); related services; placement; independent evaluation; section 504 (of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973); suspension; expulsion.
Special Education Law and Litigation Treatise
Call Number: LRC Clinic
Statutory background ; Eligibility for special education; Appropriate education ; Evaluation; Individualized education program ; Placement; Accessibility and technology; Related services; Least restricti environment; Child find and public notice; Early childhood and preschool; Monitoring and vecomplaints; Student discipline; Parental status and related issues; Records; Residency; State advisory panels; Plans and funding; Personnel development ; Due process procedure; Procedure and claims; Hearings, remedies, and appeals; Attorneys' fees
Special Education and the Law : A Guide for Practitioners
Call Number: CL Book Stacks - KF4209.3 .O82 2006
In-depth explanations of the 2004 IDEA re-authorization; Coverage and interpretation of IDEA regulations; Detailed advice for student discipline; Thorough review of FAPE and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and how they are interrelated; Advice on what is required for related services
The Law of Schools, Students and Teachers in a Nutshell
Call Number: LRC Reserve KF4119.3 .A43 2009
Attendance in public schools; The instructional program; Due process rights of students; Freedom of speech and expression; Religion in public schools and state funding of religious schools ; Student publications; Search and seizure; Student discipline ; Racial segregation; Education of disabled children; Sex discrimination; Civil liability; Student records, defamation, and privacy; Student testing; Terms and conditions of teacher employment; Constitutional rights of teachers; Teacher dismissal ; Employment discrimination
Mental Health and Disability Law in a Nutshell
Call Number: LRC Reserve KF3828.Z9 H47 1997
Mental Health Professionals; Mental Disorders; Clinical Psychiatric Evidence; Medical Malpractice, Negligence and Other Tort Theories; Informed Consent; Confidentiality, Privacy, and Patient Access to Records; Right to Counsel and Advocacy Services; Civil Commitment; Right to Refuse and Consent to Psychiatric Treatment in the Civil Commitment Context; Right to Treatment; Guardianship; Competency to Stand Trial; Mental Condition and Criminal Defenses; Mental Condition and Sentencing; Right to Refuse and Consent to Psychiatric Treatment in the Criminal Context: Fitness to be Executed; Protection of the Mentally, Disabled from Employment Discrimination; Housing and Zoning; Education of Mentally Handicapped; Social Security Disability Benefits