Legal Informational Outlines

Legal Round-Ups

These yearly legal roundups summarize and highlight a number of significant decisions affecting academic life and cover "hot" issues occurring that year. They are all in printer-friendly .pdfs.

Legal Round-Ups summarize decisions and developments on the following topics in the years noted. Other topics are addressed periodically.

Academic Freedom (2009-2014)
Academic Research and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests (2009-2014)
Collective Bargaining (2009-2014)
Contingent Faculty Positions (2009)
Copyright, Distance Education, & Intellectual Property (2009-2014)
Discrimination (2009-2014)
Diversity and Affirmative Action (2011-2014)
Institutional Authority and Governance (2009, 2011, 2013)
Graduate Students (2011-2014)
Sexual Diversity and Gender Identification (2013-2014)
Tenure (2009-2014)

Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2014)
Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2013)
Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2012)
Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2011)
Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2010)
Legal Round-Up: What’s New and Noteworthy for Higher Education? (2009)

For more information about a particular subject, please see our  list of resources broken down by topic. For questions about the cases covered in these roundups, please contact our legal office.