The Student as University Resident
33 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014
Date Written: 1968
This examination argues that the position that a student’s rights are determined by whether he lives on or off-campus is unraveled by the institution’s position as a state actor. This article disposes of the notion that the university is equivalent to a landlord in property and contract rights and discusses how this distinction affects students’ rights.
Keywords: university, student, state actor, state-action requirement
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