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Education Law, 5th Edition
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This practical treatise deals with all the key issues arising in the field of education law such as Charter rights, civil liability, the nature of school boards, special education, the role of teachers, student rights and responsibilities while placing education law within overlapping areas of law. Valued both for its currency and its ease-of-use, the 4th edition will be of interest to lawyers, school boards, teachers, school administrators, parents and faculties of education. Substantially revised and updated, the 4th edition includes:
  • The latest discussion of cyber-bullying
  • New discussion of the Multani decision and freedom of religion in schools
  • New discussion of the Jubran decision and student sexual-orientation discrimination
  • Timely discussion on the Wynberg decision on education rights of autistic children
  • New discussion of teachers' freedom of speech in the classroom
  • New discussion on searches of students in schools
  • Revised and expanded section on the role of teachers inside and outside the classroom
  • Extensive updates of case law on civil liability of boards
  • Updated section on safe schools
About the Author
Anthony F. Brown, LL.B., M.Ed. is a well-recognized legal expert, with more than 20 years' experience in education and labour law. He was General Counsel with the Toronto District School Board until 2015 and is now in private practice in Toronto. He practices in the areas of education, labour, employment, human rights and local governance law. He is the author of Legal Handbook for Educators, 6th Edition , and co-author of Education Law, 4th Edition (2007, Carswell) as well as Consulting Editor of the annual Consolidated Ontario Education Statutes and Regulations.

Marvin A. Zuker was appointed a Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice in 1978.  He retired in December 2016.  He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.  He holds the rank of Associate Professor at OISE/UT where he has taught Education Law since 1982.


Mr. Zuker is the author and co-author of several books, including Canadian Women and the Law and The Law is Not for Women, co-authored with June Callwood; Ontario Small Claims Court Practice (published since 1981 to the present); Education Law, co-authored with Anthony Brown (4th edition 2007); Consulting Editor, Sexual Misconduct in Education: Prevention, Reporting and Discipline with Grant Bowers and Rena Knox (2d. ed. 2006); and Children’s Law Handbook, Zuker and Kerwin(3rd ed. 2015).  He lectures frequently on a number of education law issues and serves on the Editorial Board of the “Education and Law Journal,” the “Australia and New Zealand Journal of Law and Education,” and “Risk Management in Canadian Education.” He is the co-author of An Educator’s Guide to the Law and the Ontario College of Teachers, published by Canada Law Book in 2013.

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