My child is on home hospital due to him being sick a lot. I found out that the school called my sons doctor questioning the home health reason and asked when his appointment was and the doctor openly told them that we decided that it may be beneficial for my son to see a therapist the doctor openly... Read more »
My school forced me as a (13 year old student) to give them access to my personally paid for laptop by threatening me with harsh consequences without consulting my guardian,Is this illegal?
My job is a contract job and my pto is called non contract days which they deduct partially from each paycheck to cover costs of the days I take off. Can they legally require me to get approval when my contract states that I just need to let them know as far in advance as possible when I need to... Read more »
Ex wife got dvo based solely on her statement, I stipulated out of fear, depression anxiety, lack of knowledge. No proof of violence other than her word. She got sole custody based on prior dui a few years back.
answered on Jan 20, 2022
If you stipulated to the dvo, it is highly unlikely you can get it amended now.
I'm an educator, and I have purchased a class set of books for the year. Due to COVID, we had to go virtual. Am I able to scan the book and share exclusively with my class? There is no digital copy for purchase.
answered on Aug 10, 2021
Ask the publisher
They may be able to grant you a license, or offer a cheap royalty
I have a question on my next step to take. I am educator that has created an educational program and all materials by myself. How do I go about protecting my rights, as I am beginning to see my students' parents utilizing my work in their programs and classrooms without asking for permission... Read more »
I don't mean to raise suspicions with anyone, but I am a student who goes to high school in Kentucky. I am currently involved in a Student Safety Patrol at my school, and my principal was worried about my safety in doing this program. I am the only student involved in handling locker room... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2020
Consult your school principal. If he says it is permissible to wear the body armor, then do so without reservation.
My boyfriend is enrolled in the Shelby county public schools district, and has one regular class at collins highschool and the rest of his classes are online. he goes to the atc for a welding class then a bus brings him back here, tuesdays and thursdays so he can stay and get work done then take... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2020
Yes, unless he’s in the halls at the time of his welding class. Schools have the authority to limit or exclude any person from the premises who is not licensed to be there.
answered on Dec 19, 2019
If you're asking in the context of the law, it is a very broad subject unless you narrow it down. Insanity could be raised as a defense in criminal prosecutions. Mental health can be an issue in terms of capacity to enter into legal enforceable contracts. It could be an issue in executing... Read more »
He got caught with a thc pen at school he is 4 months away from turning 18 can he be tried as an adult?
answered on Nov 16, 2019
He cannot be tried as an adult although charges could be brought in juvenile court. If he has no record, probably a dismissal or diversion is your end result.
The students in my class where harassing, by repeating everything I said previous classes. The professors record me and class without my knowledge and played them to my classmates, to get them to psychology miss with me, by repeating all the statements I made the classes were they Secretly video... Read more »
schedule and fired me . Can I sue for wrongful termination? I was in pain and sick for 6 whole weeks and still showed up everyday . I'm a teacher for a preschool and finally took two days off and now I need surgery and have no job.
answered on Apr 6, 2019
Unfortunately, Kentucky is an “at will” state, which means they can fire you for any reason at all or no reason at all.
not previously documented with that college, is it a violation of that student’s rights if the nursing committee denies all applicants without reviewing any reapplications, including the student with the disability? (Said disability was documented with college at the time of application for... Read more »
I knew of this kid, but didn't know him that well. He was a senior, Class of 2018, well mannered, and made good grades. To my knowledge, he had no history of threatening or bullying. He was a class clown, and was involved in the Drama Club, and other school activities. Following the Parkland... Read more »
answered on May 5, 2018
We really need to see the contents of the paper to determine whether a threat was made or even intended. Obviously if he’s suing them, his lawyers think he’s on pretty solid ground. Publish the article he wrote when he gives you permission and a much clearer discussion can be had.
Is that legal, exposing him to someone else's blood like that?
answered on Apr 29, 2018
Not prudent but not criminal unless the blood was infected, the Coach knewcor should have know it was infected, and intended harm to your son.
For a mock trial in high school class, we represent the teacher who searched the bag and several other random student's bags. We believe there was reasonable cause.
answered on Mar 4, 2018
There is no criminal offense that is strict liability in Kentucky. You have to have known marijuana was on you and in school. I don't think it is enough to say, "yea, its mine. But, I swear I left it at home with my bong and album cover I use to de-stem my stash."
Being... Read more »
My daughter was assulted by a 17 year old girl who wasnt supposed to be on the school bus and i wasnt contacted... then arrived at school and was violently assulted by another girl which resulted in a concussion where she was on cognative rest for 2 and a half days.. i was informed two days later... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2017
Talk to an Education Law Center if they have one ; contact a member of the Kentucky Justice Assn who handles education issues--they give free consultations.
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