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Campus Legal Advisor

"Campus Legal Advisor keeps me current with national trends and helps me understand court decisions that may affect my work, my students, and my institution."
Geoffrey Harter, university judicial & compliance officer, Pace University, New York City

Rely on Campus Legal Advisor--the must-read newsletter for administrators who believe the best defense is a strong offense. From campus accessibility to freedom of speech, and from religious discrimination to employee termination—you discover how to create legally sound policies and procedures with the expert guidance inside.

Each issue of Campus Legal Advisor delivers easy-to-read summaries of the latest court cases, OCR letters, and FPCO letters. It also details your responsibilities under the ADA, FERPA, and other federal laws and provides you with advice-driven articles to help resolve problems with students and staff before they escalate into expensive lawsuits.

And you’ll find timely legal news briefs to keep you in the loop with recent lawsuit filings, settlements, and regulatory actions that could impact your institution’s policies and procedures. 

Top 5 Reasons to Subscribe

  1. Explains the rationale behind the latest court cases and administrative rulings—and how they may impact your institution
  2. Translates the complex language of specific laws and regulations into easy-to-understand terms
  3. Features important rulings and a quick-hit list of what you need to know to keep your institution out of the courtroom
  4. Details court cases in a "You Be the Judge" feature, so you can review the facts and decide how you would have handled the situation—and then find out how the court actually ruled
  5. Provides insightful overview of key topics, such as student affairs, athletics, disabilities, and discrimination

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Campus Legal Advisor helps you establish legally defensible policies and procedures—and minimize the aftermath of lawsuits should they occur. It cuts through the jargon and gives you the latest legal trends and developments you need to know when creating, reviewing, and enforcing policies that affect students and staff on campus.

You find out how the courts and administrative agencies are ruling on all the issues—including highly controversial ones. Examples include failure to respond to a student’s grade-review request, sexual harassment by a faculty member, and difficult accommodation requests. Illuminating topical features include:

  • Lawsuits & Rulings—explains the rationale behind the latest court cases and administrative rulings—and how they may impact your institution
  • Training Tools—translates the complex language of a specific law or regulation into easy-to-understand terms. Share this with your staff to ensure everyone is aware of their obligations
  • You Be the Judge—details an actual court case, so you can review the facts and decide how you would have handled the situation—and then find out how the court actually ruled
  • Quick Study—provides an insightful overview of key topics, such as student affairs, disabilities, and discrimination. It also includes important rulings and a quick-hit list of what you need to know to keep your institution out of the courtroom
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  • Meet the Editor

    Aileen Gelpi, Esq.
    Co-Editor

    Aileen Gelpi has been practicing law since 2008.
    Claudine McCarthy
    Co-Editor

    Claudine McCarthy brings more than two decades of extensive and varied experience in journalism and publishing to Campus Legal Advisor.
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