Educator & Researcher

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Select Publications

McNeal, L. (Forthcoming, Fall 2015). Managing Our Blind Spot: The Role of Bias in the School-to-Prison Pipeline, Arizona State University Law Review.

McNeal, L. (2015). The Milliken Effect: Moral Exclusion Under the Guise of Equity. Harvard Law Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice.

McNeal, L. (2015). Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action: The Majority’s Tyranny Toward Unequal Educational Opportunity. St. Louis University Law Journal.

McNeal, L. (2013). Total Recall: The Rise and Fall of Teacher Tenure. Hofstra Journal of Labor and Employment Law Journal.

McNeal, L. & Gayles, P. (2012). Collective Bargaining Agreements and NCLB: The Calm Before the Storm. Journal of School Leadership. (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Dunbar, C. & McNeal, L. (2012). A League of Their Own, Urban School Principals’ Rejoinder to NCLB Law. In J. Moore & Lewis, C. (Eds.) Urban Schools: Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement.

McNeal, L. & Gooden. M. (2012).  Legal Issues for Diverse and Equitable Schools. In Tillman, L. & Scheurich, J. (Eds.), AERA Division A Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Diversity and Equity. London: Lawrence Erlbaum.

McNeal, L. & Gooden, M. (Eds.) (2012). From the Courtroom to the Schoolhouse: Recent Advancements in School Law and Implications for Leadership [Special Issue]. Journal of School Leadership.

McNeal, L. (2010). Access Granted: The Winkelman Case Ushers in a New Era in Parental Advocacy, Brigham Young University Education Law Review.

McNeal, L. & Dunbar, C. (2010). In the Eyes of the Beholder: Urban Student Perceptions of Zero Tolerance Policy. Urban Education Journal.

McNeal, L. & O”Rourke, C. (2009). Legal Foundation of Special Education. Special Education for All Teachers. Kendall/Hung: Dubuque, IA.

McNeal, L. (2009). Turning Back the Hands of Time: The Legality of Voluntary Integration Plans, Education & Urban Society.

McNeal, L. (2008). Truancy. Principal’s Legal Handbook. Education Law Association: Dayton, OH.

McNeal, L. (2008).  Legal Case Analysis: Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier. In C.Russo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of School Law. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

McNeal, L. (2007). The Clery Act: Transitioning from Symbolic to Substantive Reform. Journal of Personnel and Evaluation in Education.