Category Archives: Legal

SHARED PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY: The Perils of Homeschooling & Divorce

Record: Anthony Barone Kolenc, “Homeschooling and the Perils of Shared Parental Responsibility.” The Florida Bar Journal, 90, No. 9 (2016): 44-50. [Available Here] Summary: Kolenc is a professor at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. He is also a homeschooling father who … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOLING IN BRAZIL: A Matter of Rights or a Political Debate?

Record: Luciane Muniz Ribeiro Barbosa, “Homeschooling in Brazil: A Matter of Rights or a Political Debate?” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 355-363. [Abstract] Summary: Luciane Muniz Ribeiro Barbosa is a professor in the Department of Human Sciences and Education at the Universidade Federal … Continue reading

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HOME EDUCATION IN FRANCE: Widespread Ignorance

Record: Philippe Bongrand, “’Compulsory Schooling’ Despite the Law: How Education Policy Underpins the Widespread Ignorance of the Right to Home Educate in France.” Journal of School Choice, 10, No. 3 (2016): 320-329. [Abstract] Summary: Bongrand is a researcher from the ÉMA Research Center in the … Continue reading

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RIGHT TO HOMESCHOOL: Seeking A Free Speech Right to Homeschool

Record: Jennifer Karinen, “Finding a Free Speech Right to Homeschool: An Emersonian Approach.” The Georgetown Law Journal, 105, No. 1 (2016): 191-215. [Abstract] Summary: Karinen, a lawyer in New York and graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, in this article explains that a right to homeschool, … Continue reading

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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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