The Jeffco DeAngelis Foundation presents

Bernie James, J.D.

Keynote Details: The presentation will provide a legal update on education law with emphasis on policies designed to maintain a safe learning environment. Topics include the authority of educators, the role of the SRO and other agencies, student rights, restorative justice and interagency collaboration. In addition, legislative reform – both federal and Colorado law – will provide the context for discussions about legal duties and liability.

  • When: January 24, 2020
  • Location: The Cable Center, Daniels Great Hall, 2000 Buchtel Blvd South, Denver, CO 80201
  • Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Cost: This training is fully sponsored by the Jeffco DeAngelis Foundation and is being provided at no cost to participants.
  • Session Size: Session is limited to 250 participants

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Our Presenter

Bernard James teaches courses in Civil Rights, Federalism, Individual Rights, Education Law, State Constitutional Law and Introduction to American Law. He joined the Pepperdine faculty in 1984 after serving in Michigan as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Myron Wahls for the Court of Appeals.

Professor James is the author of the textbook Education Policy and the Law: Cases and Commentary (Vandeplas Publishing 2009). He serves as a senior consultant to the US Department of Justice where he published Sharing Information: A Guide to FERPA and Participation in Juvenile Justice Programs (DOJ Programs 1997). He is the contributing legal editor to the NASRO Journal of School Safety and comments on constitutional issues in North America and Europe.

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