Tag: Court of Appeals

Safety Law News for October 25, 2017

In New Mexico, the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that a school resource officer violated the rights of a student by arresting him under a state law that makes it illegal to “willfully interfere with the educational…

Safety Law News for January 9, 2017

In Tennessee, the Court of Appeals held that educators were not liable for the injuries of a 13–year-old special education student who was assaulted by another 13–year-old special education student in a school bathroom. The court reasoned that liability follows…

Safety Law News for August 30, 2016

In California, SB 1072 has been approved by the legislature and placed on the desk of the Governor.  The state law would require school buses to be outfitted with an alarm system to ensure students are not forgotten on the…

Safety Law News for July 28, 2015

In Alabama, Decatur County school resource officers will soon be equipped with tasers, in addition to their firearms. The school board voted 4 to 2 in favor of the new equipment. The Superior Court of the Virgin Islands has applied…

Safety Law News for 12/19/13

Asked in a survey by the New York State School Boards Association to identify the single most effective security measure in making schools safer, 47 percent of superintendents said that a security presence in the form of school resource officers,…