Subject Guide: School Law
Subject Specific Databases
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- Deskbook Encyclopedia of American School Law
- REFERENCE KF4114 .D46
Summarizes major cases related to education law. Most cases are from 2000 or later, but some are older.
- The Law of Schools, Students, and Teachers
- KF4119.85 .A42 2018
- Captures the key points of the precedents governing student rights and responsibilities, as well as constitutional rights and protections for teachers.
- Yearbook of Education Law
- REFERENCE LB2514 .Y43
Summarizes cases from the preceding year. Latest year held is 2014.
- Online version accessible through OmniFile Mega, 1997-2016
Selected School Law Journals
This is not a complete list of journals. You can search the catalog and Find a Journal for other titles. Print journals are located on the lower level of the library, alphabetized by title.
Journal of Law & Education, 1999-present | Online
Education and the Law, 1999-2008 | Online
REFERENCE KFP390.A29 P46 2010/2012
The Pennsylvania Code can also be found online. You can use the browse feature to access all of the laws under Title 22, Education.
If you need to find media coverage of court cases, the following newspaper databases may be helpful.
Newspaper Source Plus Full text for more than 1,200 newspapers, more than 40 news magazines, news from more than 130 newswires, more than 74 million full-text articles, and more than 1.7 million television and radio news transcripts.