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Scott F. Johnson

Scott F. Johnson

Scott F. Johnson is a professor of law at Concord Law School, Perdue University Global. He develops and teaches courses including administrative law, constitutional law, education law, and special education law. He has developed online interactive lessons on education law topics for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI). He also serves as a Hearing Officer for a state Department of Education, which includes the roles of mediator and administrative law judge. He previously practiced law and was counsel in a wide range of cases over the years including the Claremont v. Governor decisions in New Hampshire that established education as a fundamental right under the New Hampshire Constitution.

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Sexual harassment cases at school: Appeals court ruling could change how schools judge complaints

By: - July 25, 2021

When a Virginia high school teen reported that another student repeatedly touched her breasts and genitals without consent during a school band trip, the school decided there wasn’t enough evidence to establish that there was a “sexual assault.” They did not punish the alleged offender. The student sued the school in federal court under Title […]