Legal Issues in Advising

Categories: Legal and Ethical Issues

The resources linked from this page are provided to NACADA members as a service. It is hoped that academic advisors will find the linked information helpful in familiarizing themselves with legal issues that may affect the practice of their profession. The resources are arranged by topics.

Please note that legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case; therefore this information will not substitute for advice from competent counsel.  NACADA does NOT provide legal counsel nor answer legal questions. 

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