Private school law is a relatively new phenomenon in legal research. This article serves as a primer in case law for private schools, reviewing the most significant decisions of the past 30 years and articulating several important distinctions for Catholic educators. After examining the foundational cases, the author concludes with a look at several hot topics that educators are facing in the courts.
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