Education and the Law: A Plea for Partnership

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by W.F. Foster, ed.
Production/Release Date: April 1995

Papers presented at First Annual CAPSLE Conference in Vancouver, 1990.


  • John P. Bell The Lawyer-Educator Team: Forging a New Direction in Understanding the Legal Status of Schools
  • Bjorn D. Leiren Employee Management (Evaluation): What’s Valid, What’s Legal?
  • David Givan The Jurisprudence of Teacher Evaluation and Discipline
  • Susanne Stushnoff The Freedom to Criticise One’s Employer
  • Earl L. Hurlbert & Margot A. Dyna Freedom of Expression Outside the Classroom
  • Nancy A. Flatters & Claude Oppenheim Mediation: the Nexus Between Law and Education Constructive Dispute Resolution in the School System
  • Wayne A. Mackay & Lyle I. Sutherland Making and Enforcing Rules in the Wake of the Charter of Rights
  • Robert L. Keel Order and Discipline in the School: Is the Current Legal Framework Adequate?
  • Audrey Dean The "Attendance Board": an Alternative to Taking Truancy to School
  • Martha Mackinnon Aids and Schools
  • Eleanor Doctor Mandatory Testing of Body Fluids: Privacy Interests and Legal Limits
  • William F. Foster Child Abuse in Schools: Legal Obligations of School Teachers, Administrators and Boards
  • James W. Rea & Sandra M. Anderson Education Malpractice: What’s in Store for Canada
  • D.R. Taylor Special Education: a Legal Quagmire
  • John W. Burton Legal Status of Religion in Canadian Schools
  • Joe Pyra A Canadian and American Comparison: Church-state Constitutional Issues -- a Canadian Perspective
  • Richard Daugherty A Canadian and American Comparison: Church-state Constitutional Issues an American Perspective
  • Donald A. Burgess Minority Education Rights in Quebec: Recent Legislative Issues
  • W. Jim Davies Minority Language Issues in Canadian Education
  • Diane R. Gagnon Copyright in Schools
  • David B. Williams Development Charges: an Emerging Funding Issue for Boards
  • Marvin A. Zuker Education and the Law in Canada: Emerging Challenges in the ’90’s