This program, taught by the head of the Education Department at Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, Jerry L. Tannenbaum, will help the viewer understand the complexities of the school bullying problem, the legal history, and the avenues of exposure for educational institutions.
The course will cover the differences in the law when the targeted child is a child with special needs, and/or when the bullying occurs because the targeted child belongs to an otherwise recognized protected class, such as race, ethnicity, disability or gender. The program will also discuss the different legal theories and litigation techniques available to students and parents, and the ways in which schools can act to mitigate their liability.
Jerry Tanenbaum heads the firm’s Education Department, which is concentrated on representing families and students in disputes with school districts,
In the area of general civil litigation, Mr. Tanenbaum has represented businesses and individuals in matters relating to contract disputes, restrictive covenants, employment, trademark infringement, and premises liability.
Mr. Tanenbaum is an adjunct professor at the Beasley
Some of his publications include “The Third Circuit Provides New Guidance Regarding the Interaction of ‘Least Restrictive Environment’ and ’Meaningful Benefit,” published at www.amicusforchildren.org (Feb. 2004), “School Districts Cannot Ignore Social Emotional Needs,” published in the Autism Society of Berks, PA, Summer 2004 Newsletter, and “A Blow to Bullying in School”, The New Jersey Law Journal, January 16, 2006.
Good instructor; easy to follow
Comprehensive and well presented. I especially liked the speakers ability to integrate caselaw with the statutory law.
Excellent presente; materials and presentation well-organized
Clear presentation with good examples.
Excellent presentation. This should be viewed by non-lawyers too.
Very informative and well presented
interesting as a lawyer and a parent. thanks
Speaker was fantastic! Incredibly well informed and well spoken
Extremely helpful. We had a case here in Texas last year where the parents came to us after the TTCA had expired.
Course was excellent and extremely helpful on this issue
good speaker, timely materials. interesting.
Very topical given the teen suicide rate. Good Presentation.
Outstanding presentation and presenter
Very timely and topical
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