EDD 611. Legal Issues for Educational Leaders. Examines key legal issues that govern daily and long-range decisions of educational leaders. Focuses on understanding California and federal codes, case law, policies, and significant precedent and will emphasize analysis of key legal concepts and application of law to major areas including finance, personnel, risk management, curriculum, student services, teacher rights, torts, students rights, and access. Examines trends in law and the initiation and influence of educational law to positively influence educational institutions. Prerequisite: Admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Program and instructor permission. Graded: Graded Student. Units: 2.0