i left my backpack in the bathroom an admin found it and searched it i was told there was no probabale cause other then a random bag in the bathroom
answered on Mar 1, 2023
It depends on whether the search was reasonable under the circumstances. I can think of several reasons why it might have been reasonable, including:
1) to determine the ownership of the backpack so it could be returned
2) to determine if a bomb or other dangerous device was inside... Read more »
my daughter who was going to lunch was running a few mins late to get to the cafeteria because she was helping another student and when she got to the cafeteria the girls had already been called to the line and when she went to get her food, she was denied lunch stating girls and boys could not... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. At this point, you could reach out to law firms to discuss. However, before you start spending money for a legal investigation, maybe you could contact the school administration to figure out what happened here.... Read more »
2 months, with school that is with the Texas tdlr, has to drop out this month. I emailed questions before starting to make sure the program was fully online as the school's website stated, I have the school email stating it is fully online, in their handbook it states can finish 100% online.... Read more »
answered on Nov 23, 2022
It could be a misrepresentation depending upon what they knew and intended at the time they set up their website, sent the email, published their handbook, and promised you could finish online. Or it could simply be a breach of contract. Or it could be something completely outside of their... Read more »
A few years ago while in middle school (we were all about 13), a boy in my grade repeatedly assaulted me and about 13 others. We all decided to report about a year later.
We went to our administrative offices, and the next day a cop was brought in. We were asked basic questions.... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2022
In Texas, given your age at the time of the conduct, the relevant definition of sexual assault is:
A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly:
(A) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means;
(B) causes the... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2022
If the school and school district do not have a rule against recording classroom lessons and the teacher giving the lesson consents, you should be able to lawfully record the lessons for your own personal use.
Many schools prohibit this activity because of confidentiality laws, especially... Read more »
because the first amendment and the school can they go against the constitution if the make a policy
answered on Oct 19, 2022
If a school does not have a rule or policy against it, you may make a video recording in the public areas of a school.
To make an audio recording of a conversation, you must have permission from at least one of the parties to the conversation. For example, you can record a conversation... Read more »
I am the Parliamentarian for Dallas College Richland Campus and we have a financial problem with our college, they are not providing us enough money so that we may do stuff for students on campus and actually make changes, every time we ask them they shrug us off, can we as SGA sue them or demand a... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2022
Each year, a portion of a college's student activity fee is allocated to SGA. This is not intended to be the sole source of funding as SGAs are expected to hold their own fund-raising activities throughout the year. Before taking legal action, you need to check to determine whether the... Read more »
I go to hair school in Dallas, part of graduating is having a certain amount of hours under your belt. The school days are 3 times a week 10 hour days. The school called me in the office today and said I had missed 12.5 days and said I couldn’t graduate unless I made them up. I told them I... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2022
There is a practical and a legal aspect to your question. Legally, they can require that you attend school for a certain number of hours and, in order to get a license to engage in that occupation, the State requires that you do so.
The practical aspect is proving that you did, in fact,... Read more »
My daughter's high had three assistant principals continue to question my daughter after she asked for a parent or lawyer to be present.
answered on Aug 29, 2022
Generally, school administrators can question students at school without a parent or guardian being present, whether they ask for a parent or lawyer or not. Some school districts have policies to the contrary. A violation of the district policy may subject the administrator to adverse employment... Read more »
He has been violating judges orders and I am in the middle of filing a Petition for Habeas Corpus. I have no idea where he moved. How can the school allow that?
answered on Apr 15, 2022
File a police report and have him arrested for interfering with custody it is a felony .
My dad was very abusive and forced me to quit school, I have no further education beyond 7th grade, I am currently 19 years old.
answered on Mar 12, 2022
I am not sure of there is legally anything you can do at this point . Get you GED and look forward not backward, You could file a police report and see if they can charge your dad but don't count on any criminal charges being filed,
Hi, I am a 13 year old attending a middle school in Texas. If I feel uncomfortable in a class am I legally allowed to start an audio recording on my phone so If the teacher does something that could be considered illegal/abusive I can have evidence of it.
answered on Oct 28, 2021
Generally speaking, Texas is a single party consent state. That means you can record a conversation you are a part of without notifying the other party. However, at school there is a greater expectation of privacy. It is likely against school rules, and very likely infringes on the rights of... Read more »
Is it still possible for me to become a attorney with a family violence misdemeanor in TX?
answered on Apr 7, 2021
I do not know the answer but the first thing I would research is the investigation relating to the "Declaration of Intent" that all law school students must pass to become an attorney in Texas. The investigation decides whether or not you are mentally and morally fit to become an... Read more »
SSI disability? Is this a federal requirement? Are there consequences for a teacher who doesn't answer.
answered on Mar 22, 2021
No, it is not mandatory that a teacher complete a Teacher Questionnaire. However, please consider completing either the questionnaire or a letter to describe your former student's functioning because the information you provide is an important part of the disability assessment. For more... Read more »
My son is ten years old weighs 170 and is around 5'4 he was in DAEP a discipline school for kids for a couple weeks during this time he didn't do his homework so his school for a whole school day worked him out for 45mins then 15 mins studies ALL DAY! During these work outs he tells them... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2021
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. I'm very sorry for your son's injury. You could reach out to local attorneys to discuss in detail; law firms that handle these types of cases generally offer free initial consults. If the doctor's... Read more »
this student resides in Dallas county and goes to highland park middles school, in the highland park independent school district.
answered on Feb 4, 2021
It is possible that your student could qualify for 504 Accommodations or a Special Education (IEP). You may consider requesting an evaluation for eligibility.
In order to be entitled to a special education, the student must have a qualifying disability and the disability must adversely... Read more »
Protective orders used to recover property coowner
answered on Dec 27, 2020
If you were served notice of an upcoming protective order hearing, and the attached application included false accusations, then you should hire an attorney to contest the issuance of the order. A protective order is a civil matter, even if the justification is an accusation of criminal behavior,... Read more »
Have determined this is not a print program in my issue. I haven't signed it yet. Misrepresentation of fact? An attp to defraud me by his creation of intellectual property?
answered on Dec 14, 2020
I think you are asking whether, by copying a contract you created, someone is infringing your copyright rights, and if so, how you can stop them or get them to pay you damages.
If your contract is legally considered creative enough to have copyright rights, then the verbatim copying is... Read more »
I am a former educator and in october 2012 I was brought into the district for inappropriate relationship with a student. They showed text messages we shared and asked i wanted to resign or have it go public. I resigned and in January I had my teaching certificate voluntarilly surrendered without... Read more »
answered on Jul 24, 2020
Ask an attorney who focuses on a practice area like Administrative Law and/or Professional Licensing.
my son has a 504 in place for a disability and the school is trying to no longer accept him as a transfer student because he wasn't able to be at school alone this year but has kept grades up just because they aren't making money on him can they do this legally if they already knew and... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2020
This is not a question of criminal law because discrimination is not a crime... although maybe it should be.
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