Judicial and statutory definition of authority : selected case studies of the Burger court

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Roger Dale Metcalf (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
H. C. Hudgins, Jr.

Abstract: Student willful misconduct is one of the major concerns of school officials. The loss of a day's Instruction because of student misconduct or because of discipline for misconduct impacts upon individual students, the school, and society. Teachers, administrators, and legislators have sought and continue to seek solutions to these problems. This study has investigated willful student misconduct and the punishments inflicted because of this misconduct. The researcher examined corporal punishment and exclusion from school as punishments for several acts of misconduct. The research included a close examination of eight cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States while Warren Burger was Chief Justice. The purpose of this examination was to ascertain current school officials' authority over students as it was defined by the Burger Court.

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Language: English
Date: 1988
Burger, Warren E., $d 1907-1995
United States. $b Supreme Court
Students $z United States $x Legal status, laws, etc.
Corporal punishment $z United States
School discipline $z United States

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