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Legally Speaking

BY CHERYL FOY & MELISSA GERRITS | APR 16 2020

A balanced solution will allow you to detect violations of academic integrity while minimally interfering with students’ privacy.

BY CHERYL FOY | JAN 28 2020

With premiums ranging from hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars, it pays to understand your insurance policies.

BY CHERYL FOY | DEC 03 2019

Solicitor-client privilege allows university employees to seek and receive legal advice relating to their work without worrying that these communications will be shared elsewhere.

BY CHERYL FOY | OCT 15 2019

There’s a lot of money, resources, liability and risk tied up in contracts. And there’s a lot that can go wrong.

BY BRENT DAVIS | JUN 28 2016

The exercise of legal rights and responsibilities can be just as much a part of a student’s academic experience as studying and classwork.

BY BRENT DAVIS | DEC 08 2015

Poor souls – if a legal issue arises on campus, chances are it will find its way to a chair’s desk.

BY BRENT DAVIS | NOV 10 2015

If you want to kill an idea without being identified as the assassin, suggest that the legal department take a look at it.  – Scott Adams, Dilbert Gives You the Business During a second interview for a job that turned out to be my first as a university lawyer, the dean at a university in the […]