This course focuses on the
legal issues unique to the academic and business operations of institutions of
higher education. Through examination of applicable laws, cases and
regulations, institutional policies, academic custom, and societal expectation,
the seminar will explore issues relating to academic freedom, accountability,
admissions, athletics, employment (including tenure), gifts, governance,
intellectual property, research, risk management, and students, among other topics.
Recommended: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Education Law, First Amendment.