3212 Sangren Hall
Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00 - 8:50 p.m.
Dr. Swartz & Ms. Nagel-Bennett
Summer I 2003

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Class Schedule

Tuesday, May 6 Tuesday, May 6 Introductions, Review of Syllabus, Structure of the Courts, National Reporter System, Legal Research and Citations, The Four Cs, 42 U.S.C. 1983, History of Students’ Relationships with Colleges and Universities, Institutional Relationships.


Read:
  • Gott v. Berea College, 161 S.W. 204, 206 (Ky. 1913)
  • Anthony v. Syracuse, 231 N.Y.S. 435 (N.Y. App. Div. 1928)
  • Steinberg v. Chicago Medical College, 371 N.E. 2d 634 (Ill. 1977)
  • Dixon v. Alabama State Board of Education, 294 F.2d 150 (5th Cir. 1961)
  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, 393 U.S. 503 (1969)
  • Coghlan v. Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, 987 P.2 300 (1999)
  • Kaplin & Lee, p. 1-46, 371-377

 

Thursday, May 8 Discussion on the concepts of State Action and Substantive Due Process.

Read:
  • K & L, p. 45-54, 284-288
  • Constitution of the USA - especially 1st, 4th, 14th Amendments
  • Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority, 6 L. Ed. 2d 45 (1961).
  • Powe v. Miles, 407 F. 2d 73 (2nd Cir. 1968).
  • Grossner v. Trustees of Columbia, 287 F. Supp. 535 (S.D.N.Y. 1968).
  • Soglin v. Kauffman, 418 F. 2d 163 (7th Cir. 1969).
  • Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (provided)

 

Tuesday, May 13 Discussion on the Concept of Due Process (Procedural).

QUIZ #1 (State Action/Substantive Due Process)

Read:

  • K & L, p. 455-465, 483-500
  • Paterson & Kibler: Chapter XI

Review:

  • Constitution of the USA - especially 14th Amendment


Also Read:

  • Dixon v. Alabama State Board of Education, 294 F. 2d 150 (5th Cir. 1961).
  • Gabrilowitz v. Newman, 582 F. 2d 100 (1st Cir. 1978).
  • Gardenhire v. Chalmers, 326 F. Supp. 1200 (D. Kan. 1971).
  • General Order, 45 FRD 133 (W.D. MO. 1968).

 

Thursday, May 15

Discussion on the Application of Due Process, Student Conduct, and Academic Integrity.

Read:

  • P & K, The administration of campus discipline (Chapters I, II, IV, V, X).
  • General Order, 45 FRD 133 (W.D. MO. 1968).
  • Constitution of USA - especially 1st, 4th, 14th Amendments

 

Tuesday, May 20

Discussion on Housing and Alcohol Issues.

QUIZ #2 (Due Process, Student Conduct, and Academic Integrity)

Read:

  • Pratz v. Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 316 F. Supp. 872 (N.D. La.1970); affd. 401 U.S. 1004 (1971).
  • Widmar v. Vincent, 70 L. Ed. 2d 440 (1981).
  • Chapman v. Thomas, 743 F. 2d 1056 (4th Cir. 1984).
  • Moore v. Troy State, 284 F. Supp 725 (M.D. Ala. 1968)
  • Piazzola v. Watkins, 442 F 2d 285 (5th Cir. 1971)

Review:

  • Constitution of the USA - especially 4th Amendment

Also Read:

  • K & L, p. 549-556
  • Ballou v. Sigma Nu General Fraternity, 352 S.E. 2d 488 (S.C. App. 1986).
  • Estate of Hernandez v. Arizona Board of Regents, 866 P. 2d 1330 (Az. 1994).
  • Bradshaw v. Rawlings, 464 F. Supp. 175 (E.D. Pa. 1979) and 612 F. 2d 135 (3rd Cir. 1979).
  • Wilson by Wilson v. Bellamy, 414 S.E. 2d 347 (N.C. App. 1992).
  • Beta Beta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity v. May, 611 So. 2d 889 (Miss. 1993).

 

Thursday, May 22 Discussion on the First Amendment Concept of Free Speech, Student Protests, and the Student Press.

Review:

  • Constitution of USA - especially 1st Amendment

Read:

  • UWM Post v. Board of Regents of University of Wisconsin, 774 F. Supp. 1163 (E.D. Wis. 1991).
  • Iota Xi Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity v. George Mason University, 993 F. 2d 386 (4th Cir. 1993).
  • R.A.V. v City of St. Paul, 60 L. W. 4667 (1992).
  • Wisconsin v. Mitchell, 61 L. W. 4575 (1993).
  • K & L, p. 500-516
  • P & K, p. 113-124

Review:

  • Constitution of USA - especially 1st, 4th, 14th Amendments

Also Read:

  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, 393 U. S. 503 (1969).
  • Dickey v. Alabama State Board of Education, 273 F. Supp. 613 (M.D. Ala. N.D. 1967).
  • Joyner v. Whiting, 477 F. 2d 456 (4th Cir. 1978).
  • Papish v. Board of Curators of University of Missouri, 35 L. Ed 2d 618 (1973).
  • Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, 63 L. W. 4702 (June 27, 1995).
  • Sword v. Fox, 446 F. 2d 1091 (4th Cir. 1971).

 

Tuesday, May 27 Discussion of Recognition and Regulation of Student Organizations.

Bikel & Lake reaction paper due (no more than five pages – double spaced, APA style).

QUIZ #3 (Housing, Alcohol, Free Speech, Student Protests, and Student Press)

Read:

  • P & K, p. 129-157
  • K & L, p. 91-98

Review:

  • Constitution of USA - especially 1st Amendment

Also Read:

  • Healy v. James, 33 L. Ed. 226 (1972).
  • Gay Student Services v. Texas A & M University, 737 F. 2d 1317 (5th Cir. 1984).
  • Good v. Associated Students of University of Washington, 542 P. 2d 762 (Wash. 1975).
  • Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth, (Supreme Court Case, Spring 2000)

 

Thursday, May 29 &
Tuesday, June 3

Discussion on Liability

Read:

  • K& L, p. 98-117
  • Stineman v. Fontbonne College, 664 F. 2d 1082 (8th Cir. 1981).
  • Smith v. Day, 538 A. 2d 157 (Vt. 1987).
  • Meese v. Brigham Young University, 639 P. 2d 720 (UT. 1981).
  • Potter v. N.C. School of the Arts, 245 S. E. 2d 188 (N.C. App. 1978).
  • Mintz v. State, 362 N.Y.S. 2d 619 (S. Ct. App. Div 3rd Dept. 1975).
  • Furek v. University of Delaware, 594 A. 2d 506 (Del. 1991).
  • Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California, 551 P. 2d 334 (Cal. 1976).
  • Peterson v. San Francisco Community College District, 205 Cal. Rptr. 842 (1984).
  • Hartman v. Bethany College, 778 F. Supp 286 (N.D. W. Va. 1991).
  • Graham v. Montana State University, 767 P. 2d 301 (Mont. 1988).
  • Burch v. University of Kansas, 756 P. 2d 431 (KS. 1988).
  • Mullins v. Pine Manor College, 449 N.E. 2d 331 (Mass. 1983).
  • Miller v. State, 487 N.Y.S. 2d 115 (A.D. 2 Dept. 1985).

 

Tuesday, June 3 Continue with Discussion on Liability

QUIZ #4 (Recognition & Regulation of Student Organizations)

Thursday, June 5

Discussion of Title VI, VII, IX and Sexual Harassment

Quiz #5 (Liability)

Read:

  • K & L, p. 576-580, 815-826
  • Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public School, 112 S. Ct. 1028 (1992); 60 L.W. 4167 (1992).
  • Patricia H. v. Berkeley Unified School District, 830 F. Supp. 1288 (N.D. Cal. 1993).
  • Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education, 74 F. 3d 1186 (11th Cir. 1996).
  • Rowinsky v. Bryan Independent School District, 80 F. 3d 1006 (5th Cir. 1996).
  • Winston v. Maine Technical College System, 631 A. 2d 70 (Me. 1993)

 

Tuesday, June 10 Work in groups
Thursday, June 12 Discussion of FERPA, DFSCCA Amend ‘89 and Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Acts.

Read:

  • Columbia Pictures v. Professional Real Estate Investors, Inc. 866 F. 2d 278 (9th Cir. 1989).
  • Francois v. University of D.C., 788 F. Supp. 31 (D. D.C. 1992).
  • State ex rel The Miami Student v. Miami University, 680 N. E. 2d 956 (OH, 1997).
  • Section 504 issues and Americans with Disabilities Act.

Also Read:

  • Doe v. Washington University, 780 F. Supp. 628 (E.D. Mo. E.D.1991).
  • Doe v. University of Maryland Medical Sys. Corp., 50 F. 3d 1261 (4th Cir. 1995).
  • Doe v. New York University, 442 F. Supp. 522 (S.D. N.Y. 1978); 511 F. Supp. 606 (S.D. N.Y. 1981); 666 F. 2d 761 (2nd Cir. 1981).
  • U.S. v. Board of Trustees of University of Alabama, 908 F. 2d 740
    (11th Cir. 1990).

 

Tuesday, June 17

Wrap-up discussion

Quiz #6 (Statutes)

Allow time to work in groups

Grading of Notebooks

Thursday, June 19

Group Presentations

 

Tuesday, June 24

Group Presentations

 

 

 

 

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