Category Archives: Legal

THE HUMAN RIGHT TO HOME EDUCATION

Record: Michael P. Donnelly, “The Human Right to Home Education.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2014): 283-296. [Abstract / Modified Version Available Here] Summary: Michael P. Donnelly is Director of Global Outreach and Staff Attorney with the Home School Legal Defense Association … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO RIGHTS: The Danger of Individual Rights

Record: Robin West, “A Tale of Two Rights.” Boston University Law Review, 94 (2014): 903-912. [Abstract] Summary: Are individual rights a danger to societal aspirations for equality, community, and democracy? This is the question that West, a Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgetown University, … Continue reading

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ANALYZING ROMEIKE V. HOLDER: No Persecution Without Prosecution

Record: Maxim Doroshenko, “You Can’t Spell Persecution without Prosecution: Analyzing Romeike v. Holder to Determine if Laws of General Applicability May Ever Rise to the Level of Persecution.” Educational Psychology in Practice, 30, No. 1 (2014), 37-50. [Abstract] Summary: Doroshenko received his Doctor of … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT TO BE INCLUDED: Homeschoolers Combat Structural Discrimination in the Czech Republic

Record: Irena Kašparová, “The Right to be Included: Homeschoolers Combat the Structural Discrimination Embodied in Their Lawful Protection in the Czech Republic” in International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education 8, no. 1 (2015): 161-174. [Abstract] Summary: Irena Kašparová is an assistant professor of sociology … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING AS A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT: A Look at Pierce and Meyer

Record: David M. Wagner, “Homeschooling as a Constitutional Right: A Close Look at Meyer and Pierce and the Lochner-Based Assumptions They Made About State Regulatory Power” in Oklahoma City University Law Review (2014): 1-30. [Abstract] Summary: Wagner is a former professor from Regent University … Continue reading

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VITUAL CHARTER SCHOOLS: Solution or Siren Song?

Record: Mary Sue Backus and Hayley Jones, “Solution or Siren Song? The Lure of Virtual Charter Schools” in The Oklahoma Bar Journal (2015). [Available Here] Summary: Backus is a professor and Jones is a former student from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Interestingly, both are former … Continue reading

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A CHILD’S RIGHT TO ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOL: A Legal Perspective

Record: Carmen Green, “Educational Empowerment: A Child’s Right to Attend Public School” in The Georgetown Law Journal, 103, (2015): 1090-1133. [Available Here] Summary: Carmen Green is a student at Georgetown Law. In this article she explores the issues of abuse and neglect among the … Continue reading

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RECONCILING POLICY DISSONANCE: How Governments Respond when Citizens Rebel

Record: Anat Gofen, “Reconciling Policy Dissonance: Patterns of Governmental Response to Policy Noncompliance” in Policy Sciences 48, no. 1 (2014): 3-24. [Abstract] Summary: Gofen is a lecturer at The Federmann School of Public Policy and Governance as part of The Hebrew University of … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING IN POLAND: Debate and Legal Status

Record: Szymon Paciorkowski, “Homeschooling in Poland? Legal Status and Arguments Used in Polish Debate over Home Education” in Social Transformations in Contemporary Society (2014): 153-162. [Abstract Here] Summary: Since 2011, Paciorkowski has been a PhD student of Law and Administration … Continue reading

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SLIPPERY ROCK V. PA CYBER: An Analysis of the Case

Record: Rachel R. Hadrick, “Slippery Rock Area School District v. Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School: A Fight on the School-Funding Playground” in Widener Law Journal 22, no. 2 (2013): 289-305. Summary: Hadrick, now an Associate at the law firm McNees, Wallace, … Continue reading

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