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Education Law, Fourth Edition

Format Hardcover
Catalogue No. 978-0-7798-1325-4
Pages 449
Language English only
Price $125.00
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Written by Anthony F. Brown, LL.B., LL.M., M. Ed., and Mr. Justice Marvin A. Zuker. Published by Carswell, 2007.

The Fourth Edition was released July 2007. The previous edition was released in 2002.


This practical treatise deals with all the key issues arising in the field of education law in Canada such as Charter rights, civil liability, the nature of school boards, special education, the role of teachers, student rights and responsibilities while placing education law within overlapping areas of law. Valued both for its currency and its ease-of-use, Education Law will be of interest to lawyers, school boards, teachers, school administrators, parents and faculties of education.

Substantially revised and updated, the fourth edition includes:
  • The latest discussion of cyber-bullying
  • New discussion of the Multani decision and freedom of religion in schools
  • New discussion of the Jubran decision and student sexual-orientation discrimination
  • Timely discussion on the Wynberg decision on education rights of autistic children
  • New discussion of teachers’ freedom of speech in the classroom
  • New discussion on searches of students in schools
  • Revised and expanded section on the role of teachers inside and outside the classroom
  • Extensive updates of case law on civil liability of boards
  • Updated section on safe schools
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Table of Cases
  • Chapter 1: The Elements of Education Law
  • Chapter 2: Civil Liability of School Boards and Their Employees
  • Chapter 3: The Family
  • Chapter 4: Pupils and the Law
  • Chapter 5: Special Education
  • Chapter 6: Teachers
  • Appendix: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Index
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