in loco


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According to Stetson Law School professor Robert Bickel, the students' case cut to the root of in loco parentis: "The university actually asserted the right to arbitrarily give some students [due] process and deny it to others.
During the next few years, in loco parentis continued to collapse as courts chipped away at it.
As Stetson's Bickel puts it, "The fall of in loco parentis in the 1960s correlated exactly with the rise of student economic power and the rise of student civil rights"
Previously, America's universities had operated under the doctrine of in loco parentis ("in the place of a parent").
which gave the supposed academic apocalypse some context: "In just ten years, most of the rules that once governed student life in loco parentis have simply disappeared.
If administrators had moved on and handed their wards more lifestyle freedom after in loco parentis ended, they'd have room to dodge these bullets.
Before in loco parentis made its comeback, they were thriving.