EDUCATION EXPERT WITNESSES

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Counties Facilitating Interstate Adoption Fail To Follow Investigative Protocols EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a dispute over liability between two counties in Iowa and Nebraska. The original issue involved a young boy who became a ward of Nebraska when his mother began living with a convicted sex offender. The state placed the boy with a foster  …

Youth Program Director With Criminal History Sexually Assaults Boy EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old boy who was sexually assaulted by the director of his after-school program. It was later discovered that the director had previously been accused of sexually assaulting minors and that the program had not run a background  …

Social Workers Fail To Conduct Adequate Medical Screening For At-Risk Child EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a child who did not receive an appropriate medical screening when taken into custody by the state. Her birth mother tested positive for opioids at delivery and the baby tested positive for opioids after birth. A judge promptly signed …

Psychologists Opine On Excessive Punishment For Child With Behavioral Disorders EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a child who suffered assault and battery while at school. The child had been notoriously disruptive and aggressive for the past few months but had not been diagnosed with any behavioral disorders. During recess, the child instigated an a …

Student Sexually Assaulted By Coach On School Premises EDUCATION Expert Case

Student Sexually Assaulted By Coach On School Premises

This case involves a male middle school student who was sexually assaulted on school premises by a coach employed by the school. The assault took place over the course of several athletic seasons and happened after school hours. Although the coach work …

Childhood Development Expert Discusses Benefits Of Early Education In Funding Dispute EDUCATION Expert Case

…  case involves a dispute between two educational entities — a charter school and a class of public school …  school districts began to object payment for the education of four-year-old students who were not eligible to enroll in their …  by September 1st of that academic year. An expert in early education and childhood development with experience in curriculum development …

Internet Expert Witness Opines on Network Damage Caused by Computer Worm EDUCATION Expert Case

This case involves a graduate student at a prominent school who had access to his school’s computers through a student computer account. The student created a computer spyware program called an “Internet worm” that could exploit the security defec …

Fraternity Safety Expert Opines on Student Death at Party EDUCATION Expert Case

Fraternity Safety Expert Opines on Student Death at Party

This case involves a junior at a large state university who died after attending a party at a fraternity house. The student was found unconscious by members of the fraternity after having ingested a large quantity of illegal drugs that were provided by fra …