Bathroom ban violated transgender student's rights: court
School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls' bathroom, Maine's highest court has ruled. The family of student Nicole Maines and the Maine Human Rights Commission sued in 2009 ...
Laws Limit Options When a Student Is Mentally Ill
Federal privacy and antidiscrimination laws restrict how universities can deal ... The case was settled for an undisclosed amount. On the other hand, universities may be held liable if they do take action to remove a potentially suicidal student.
New Orleans Immigration Court Handling More Than 1,200 Cases of Unaccompanied Minors Fleeing Central America
The immigration court here, located at One Canal Place, is the only one in the state that deals with people who ... At the Loyola Law Clinic, Kusuda and 10 law students are working on child immigration cases, all pro bono. Kusuda said she expects to ...
Psychology Students Missing Out On Critical Human Rights Lessons, Report Suggests
Graduate students in psychology learn far too little about military medical ethics and international human rights laws, a report published Wednesday ... Such is potentially the case for military physicians, nurses, and medics, as well as psychologists.
Bankruptcy Case Offers Hope for Student Borrowers
A 10-year court battle waged by Michael Hedlund, a graduate of Willamette Law School ... he declared bankruptcy. His case has potentially large implications for borrowers. It's pretty well known by now that student loans cannot be discharged through ...