Legal Issues In Higher Education


Law 332

3

Upper-Level

Rigorous Writing Experience (RWE)

No

No

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, students, and university-industry relationships.


This course encompasses many areas of practice, and a broad understanding of the business and administrative context is helpful. Related courses include business associates, contracts, disability law, employment discrimination, employment law, intellectual property, negotiations, property, sports law, and taxation.

Mandatory: None.

Recommended: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Education Law, First Amendment.




J. Cleveland

Spring
UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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