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Council Member Resources Notes Legal Research: Search the Council Database E-mail Groups Find a School Attorney: Council Member Directory School Law Seminar Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Webcasts Leadership Insider Inquiry & Analysis Supreme Court Tracking Chart
Legal Research Database Notes The Council of School Attorneys' online database is updated with new documents each month. It contains case notes, news clips, amicus briefs, articles published in School Law in Review, Inquiry & Analysis, Council monographs, and the School Law Practice seminar notebooks. Search by keyword, category, title, author, or case name.
E-mail Groups Notes The National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys hosts a members only e-mail group focusing on general issues of concern to school attorneys. The Council hosts the following e-mail discussion groups and e-newsletters: COSA E-mail Group Labor & Employment Group Legislative Network Federal Regulations & Resources IDEA E-mail Group In-House Counsel Group Legal Clips School Finance Group
Federal Regulations & Resources Federal Regulations & Resources is the Council’s latest e-newsletter providing information about federal regulations and other guidance affecting school districts.
Legal Clips The National School Boards Association's Office of General Counsel offers Legal Clips via e-mail. This service provides participants with weekly updates on important and interesting school law issues.
Council Member Directory Notes An abbreviated version of the Council member directory, “Find a School Attorney,” is available to the public. However, you can update your membership record. Select "areas of practice" that you want associated with your name, tell the Council that you want to be more involved by serving on a committee, writing briefs, writing articles, making seminar presentations or speaking to the media. Or, remove your name from the directory! Complete your profile! Just click “Update my information” Find COSA members by state Find COSA members by area of practice
Council Member Directory – Your Info You can update your directory information online—even tell us your areas of practice or let COSA know if you would like to become more involved.
Leadership Insider Notes Leadership Insider is a newsletter for decision makers that contains in-depth articles on a wide variety of current and provocative policy and school law-related topics. It is published by NSBA for school districts that are members of the NSBA National Affiliate program and distributed as a supplement to School Board News. Also included here are past editions of Inside School Law.
Leadership Insider Topics in this February 2008 issue include: retirement issues for school boards; district retirement plans; policy considerations for school boards.
Inquiry & Analysis Inquiry & Analysis keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of school law. Published 10 times per year, you can read or download the Council’s newsletter in PDF format. This service is now exclusively online.
Inquiry & Analysis Topics in this February 2008 issue include: AEDs: Now or Later?, Sex Offender Registry Laws and School Boards, and more.
Seminars Notes Council education programs are given by and for the school law practitioner. You are assured of the highest quality program. Council seminars provide first rate continuing legal education. Learn about upcoming or current School Law Seminars School Practice Seminars Audio Conferences
Member Document Sharing Notes cont’d There are three (3) steps in the process of sharing documents: Step 1: enter data describing the document (document properties) Step 2: upload document content Step 3: assign keywords to the document (to help others find documents)
Is a career in School Law right for you? This brochure from the Council of School Attorneys discusses the facets of School Law, provides free resources for law students investigating careers in school law, and lists some of the many career opportunities available in the field.
School Law Issues Notes NSBA's School Law Issues pages provide resources, news, and court decisions on a range of legal issues for public schools. Most news items and recent cases are from NSBA's free school law e-newsletter, Legal Clips. organized topically sorted by news, case, resource, or brief a way to find information by browsing rather than searching
eDocs Store Notes Get immediate access to documents through our newest web enhancement. It’s easy! Just select the document you want, create your account, enter your credit card information, and the document will be immediately available for download and printing. The eDocs Store also includes articles you can find nowhere else!
School Law Practice Series School Law Practice is an electronic publication of the NSBA Council of School Attorneys meant to provide in-depth articles and practical pointers on discrete topics.
Bundles The Council has bundled together information on discrete topics to provide a wonderful all-in-one resource.