Suing alma mater : higher education and the courts
- Olivas, Michael A.
- Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2013.
- Physical description
- xiii, 221 p. ; 24 cm.
KF4225 .O44 2013
- Unknown KF4225 .O44 2013
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -209) and index.
- A primer on higher education law in the United States
- A brief history of higher education litigation in the United States Supreme Court
- Making it to the Supreme Court and the rise of purposive organizations
- The traditional model of higher education in the litigation spotlight: United States v. Fordice
- Hopwood v. Texas: "a university may properly favor one applicant over another because of his ability to play the cello, make a downfield tackle, or understand chaos theory"
- Abrams v. Baylor College of Medicine: Jews need not apply
- Axson-Flynn v. Johnson: "talk to some other Mormon girls who are good Mormons, who don't have a problem with this"
- Location, location, location: Richards v. League of United Latin American Citizens and the cartography of colleges
- Clark v. Claremont University Center: "I mean, us white people have rights, too"
- The developing law of faculty discontent: the Garcetti effect.
- Publication date
- Michael A. Olivas.