Student Rights on the College Campus

For the past two years, I have taught an introductory law course at Brandeis University. Each semester, I invite the students to submit legal questions they would like to discuss. Overwhelmingly, the questions that I am asked most often relate to students’ rights on campus: When can campus police enter my room? Can I refuse… Continue reading »


Civil Rights: Don’t Be Penny-wise and Pound Foolish

It is no secret that, in today’s economy, businesses of all sizes, and in all industries, are experiencing layoffs and cutting costs, particularly their discretionary expenses. The same is true for landlords, who are faced with more than the usual number of evictions. In taking these necessary actions, however, both employers and landlords should be… Continue reading »