This seminar is a valuable learning opportunity for principals, superintendents, administrators, guidance counselors, school board members, teachers, detectives, safety directors and attorneys who handle or come into contact with students or other individuals in a school setting wherein civil and criminal liability issues can arise.
The presentation will involve a review of various basic criminal and civil liability issues facing educators and other individuals associated with the school system. The seminar will provide a basic overview of various issues in the school system that can impact the liability of respective individuals.
Topics to be discussed include:
Arkansas Criminal Law And The Education
Common Law Liability Of Teachers And Other School Employees
Civil Rights Liability Of Teachers, Other School Employees, And School Districts
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. Arkansas Criminal Law And The Education
A. Overview Of The Criminal Justice System In Arkansas
B. Arkansas Criminal Code Violations In The Educational Setting
C. The Criminal Trial Process
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Criminal Issues
A. Mandatory Reporting Of Child Abuse
B. Child Abuse Maltreatment Resume
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
III. Common Law Liability Of Teachers, Other School Employees, And
A. Common Law Liability
C. Exceptions To Immunity
D. Insurance-Related Exceptions To Immunity
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
IV. Civil Rights Liability Of Teachers And Other School Employees
A. 42 U.S.C. §1983 Liability Prerequisites
B. Title IX Liability Prerequisites
C. Immunity Issues Under Federal Civil Rights Acts
D. Deliberate Indifference
E. The Arkansas Civil Rights Act
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. Question And Answer Session