Instructor: Dr. John Taylor
Summer Institute Course: June 28-July 2; 10am-2pm.
This course is designed to acquaint teachers with the contemporary legal issues currently confronting them. A thorough grounding in derivation of the law and sources of the law will be provided as will information about the structure of the court system in the District of Columbia both in the local and federal jurisdictions. Participants will cover the constitutional basis of current legal issues. Legislative enactments concerning special education, corporal punishment and schools’ legal responsibilities will be important parts of the course content.
Participants may earn 45 PLU’s or 3 graduate credits from Trinity University.