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Wrightslaw: Special Education
Legal Developments and Cases 2015
by Peter W.D. Wright, Esq. & Pamela Darr Wright, MA, MSW


Price: $14.95

Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 by Peter W.D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright (ISBN 13: 978-1-892320-37-7, 104 pages, 8 1/2" x 11") is available as a searchable PDF from Wrightslaw (immediate download) and as a print book from Amazon.com (free Amazon Prime shipping).

This unique book includes:

  • Verdicts in jury trials and multi-million dollar settlements in teacher abuse cases
  • All decisions in IDEA cases by Courts of Appeals between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015
  • All "Dear Colleague" Policy and Guidance letters published by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilition Services (OSERS) in 2015
  • Discrimination cases initiated and settled by the Department of Justice
  • Background and pleadings in a discrimination case about a child who needed her service dog at school that may be decided by the Supreme Court this year
  • Tutorial on how to use Google Scholar as a powerful legal research tool
  • Emerging issues and trends in special education law and how the law is evolving

If you want to know about exciting new developments in special education law, Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 helps you stay up-to-date.

The search feature in Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 makes it easy to find relevant information on issues and in cases.

A Table of Decisions includes the date, court, synopsis of legal issues, outcome, and prevailing party in the cases. Each case in the Table of Decisions is linked to a summary of the case where the Court's words are used to describe the issues in the case and the Court's rulings. Each case also includes a link to the full text of the decision as published in Google Scholar.

Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 is available as an immediate download. When you read about a case or a Policy or Guidance letter from the Department of Education or Department of Justice, you can click on a link that will take you to it. All hyperlinks are active.

The price is rock bottom - $14.95.

"Wonderful news! This is the book I have been waiting for!"

"Thanks for your dedication to our children! This will be an awesome resource for justice and equity in our communities! Congratulations on another tremendous resource for parents and their attorneys and advocates!
"

Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 is an invaluable resource for parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys. You will refer to this book again and again.

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How To Order

Internet: Place your order in the Wrightslaw store at http://www.wrightslaw.com/store/index.html

To speak with a person who can take your order, please call our toll-free number - 877-529-4332.

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Harbor House Law Press, Inc., P. O. Box 480, Hartfield, VA 23071.

Note:
Don't forget to include a legible email address!

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1. Legal Concepts and Education Law. Legal terms and concepts; an overview of the federal laws that that govern the education of children with disabilities; judicial interpretations; factors that cause law to evolve and change.

Chapter 2. Legal News and Developments. Jury trials and verdicts on monetary damages; multi-million dollar settlements in teacher abuse cases; settlements in cases by the U.S. Department of Justice; "Dear Colleague" Guidance and Policy letters from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS) in 2015.

Chapter 3. Decisions in IDEA Cases by Courts of Appeals in 2015. A Table of Decisions includes the date, court, judge (if known), synopsis of the legal issues, outcome, and prevailing party in each case. Each case in the Table of Decisions is linked to a detailed summary of the case and includes a link to the full text of the decision.

Chapter 4.
Legal Research and Tutorial on Google Scholar. Google Scholar, a powerful legal research tool, is an accessible search engine that indexes the full text of federal and state legal decisions. Learn how to use Google Scholar and have Alerts sent to you when relevant cases are published.

Index

Complete Table of Contents (PDF)

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About the Authors

Pete and Pam Wright are authors of several best-selling books, including Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw: All About IEPs, and Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments.

The Wrights were Adjunct Professors of Law at the William & Mary School of Law where they taught a course about special education law and advocacy and helped the Law School create the PELE Special Education Law Clinic. They are co-founders and faculty at the William & Mary Law Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA).

Year-in-Review Series

What's happening in Special Education Law? We know that the special education landscape is changing rapidly.

Make sure your library is complete with the annual Special Education Legal Developments and Cases that highlights the annual caselaw review from Wrightslaw and includes all guidance and policy memos issued from the Department of Education and Department of Justice. Stay aware of the yearly trends and emerging issues in special ed law. If your collection is not complete, order today!

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Created: 03/24/16


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