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Introducing!

The LEGAL ONE Podcast

Law, Ethics, and Governance for All Leaders, including an Overview of New and Emerging issues. 

In collaboration with NJPTA.

Available in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify.  New episodes every Monday.

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Episode 7: Analyzing Discrimination Claims and McDonnell Douglas v. Green

Season 1, Episode 7 - Listen to the preview

About The LEGAL ONE Podcast

How can you understand your legal rights and responsibilities? Especially with limited time, laws that are constantly evolving, and the fact that you are always on the move? Whether you are a parent, teacher, school leader, college student or just have an interest in school law, the LEGAL ONE Podcast provides a great option for you.

As the leading provider of school law training, the LEGAL ONE team of school law experts is pleased to offer the LEGAL ONE Podcast, a weekly podcast that helps you understand complex legal issues through 20 to 30 minute episodes. Each episode will be hosted by a LEGAL ONE attorney, include information on recent developments in school law and provide tips for promoting collaboration between parents and schools.

For those with an interest in specific topics, the Podcast will include series of episodes that focus on specific aspects of school law, such as landmark Supreme Court decisions, landmark legislation, special education, First Amendment rights, addressing bullying and other student behavior, and discrimination law. The format will include legal analysis and commentary, interviews with key stakeholders and tips for how to learn more about particular topics.

Special Bonus Episode

Understanding the Latest NJ Department of Health Guidelines for Schools

by :Wayne Yankus, MD FAAP and David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director | Listen to the preview

Latest Episode

Analyzing Discrimination Claims and McDonnell Douglas v. Green

Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019 -2021 NJPTA President.
 

This episode of the LEGAL ONE Podcast will review the legal analysis of discrimination claims in light of the landmark United States Supreme Court decision in McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green.  This will include a review of the legal standard utilized in litigation to determine if, based upon the facts and supporting evidence presented, a prime facia level of potential discrimination exists, which would allow the case to proceed to a trial.  Additionally, the legal requirements of filing a Retaliation Claim in addition to a Discrimination Claim will be addressed.  Finally, this episode will include a discussion of the importance of schools and parents working together to ensure that all parties understand discrimination issues in schools.

View resources discussed during this episode, including available online courses.

Season 1, Episode 7    |    24min

Upcoming Episodes

4/19 – Protecting Students from Bullying/Discrimination and L.W. v. Toms River
Michael Kaelber, David Nash, NJPTA Representative
4/26 – Ensuring a Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities and Endrew F
John Worthington, Geta Vogel, NJPTA Representative
5/3 – Overcoming Barriers to Student Access and Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools
John Worthington, Geta Vogel, NJPTA Representative
5/10 –  Ensuring the Rights of English Language Learners, and Plyler v. Doe
David Nash, NJPTA Representative
5/17 – Title,IX, Protecting Against Retaliation Claims and Jackson v. Birmingham Public Schools
Sandra Jacques, NJPTA Representative

Latest Episode

Analyzing Discrimination Claims and McDonnell Douglas v. Green

Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019 -2021 NJPTA President.
 

This episode of the LEGAL ONE Podcast will review the legal analysis of discrimination claims in light of the landmark United States Supreme Court decision in McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green.  This will include a review of the legal standard utilized in litigation to determine if, based upon the facts and supporting evidence presented, a prime facia level of potential discrimination exists, which would allow the case to proceed to a trial.  Additionally, the legal requirements of filing a Retaliation Claim in addition to a Discrimination Claim will be addressed.  Finally, this episode will include a discussion of the importance of schools and parents working together to ensure that all parties understand discrimination issues in schools.

View resources discussed during this episode, including available online courses.

Season 1, Episode 7    |    24 min

Recent Episodes

4/5 - Episode 6 Staff Free Speech Rights and Pickering v. Board of Education

by - Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/29 - Episode 5 Student Free Speech Rights - Tinker v. Des Moines

by - Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/22 - Student Search and Seizure and T.L.O.

by - Michael F. Kaelber, Esq., Coordinator for Online Development, and Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/15 - Supervising Students and Ensuring Safe Dismissal and Jerkins v. Anderson

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/8 - The Duty to Protect Students from Foreseeable Dangers and Frugis v. Bracigliano

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - Click here for the resources to this episode.

3/1 - Student Due Process Rights and Goss v. Lopez

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director, Rebecca Gold, LEGAL ONE Consultant, and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - click here for the resources to this episode.

Meet The Hosts

David Nash, Esq.

David Nash, Esq.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq.

Cathy Lindenbaum

Cathy Lindenbaum

2019-2021 NJPTA President

Rose Acerra

Rose Acerra

Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.

John K. Worthington, Esq.

John K. Worthington, Esq.

Robert Acerra

Robert Acerra

Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA

Brenda Calderone

Brenda Calderone

NJPTA Human Resources Chairman and Member at Large

David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education – read his bio.

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development – read her bio.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq., Coordinator for Online Development – read his bio.

John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE consultant – read his bio.

Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019-2021 NJPTA President – read her bio

Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA – read his bio

Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA – read her bio

Brenda Calderone, NJPTA Human Resources Chairman and Member at Large – read her bio

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