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Document Number: 8576

Governmental and Official Immunity for School Districts and Their Employees: Alive and Well? PDF - This study examines state statutes and major case law applicable to governmental and official immunity of school districts and their employees to negligence liability. Providing the only current, comprehensive, and coherent framework specific to this significant subject, two tables present the applicable features of these two levels of immunity through entries representing various exceptions to each state’s general rule of immunity or liability. The results contradict both the prevailing literature and popular perceptions, showing that both governmental immunity for public school districts and official immunity for public school employees continue to flourish, albeit in a variegated pattern. (Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, Peter Maher, Kelly Price and Perry Zirkel 2010)...
Author: Peter Maher, Kelly Price and Perry Zirkel
Publisher: Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy

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