Scott Johnson - Professor of Law
Professor Johnson was previously in private practice with a focus in administrative law, constitutional law, education law, and health law. His legal work included numerous cases before trial courts, the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and various administrative agencies. He is also a member of the US Supreme Court bar. While in private practice, he was involved in a number of precedent setting cases including Claremont v. Governor, the case establishing that all New Hampshire students have a constitutional right to an adequate education. Professor Johnson is the author of numerous articles and books in various ares of law including two casebooks in the education law area. He frequently presents at various academic conferences and professional development programs. He is also a Hearings Officer with the New Hampshire Department of Education.
Education Law: A Problem Based Approach, with Sarah E. Redfield (LexisNexis, 2009).
Special Education Law, 4th Edition, with Laura Rothstein (Sage Publications, 2009).
New Hampshire Special Education Law Manual: A Guide for Parents, Educators, Advocates & Attorneys, 5th Edition, NHEdLaw, LLC (2008).
Administrative Agencies: A Comparison of New Hampshire and Federal Agencies History, Structure and Rulemaking Requirements, 4 Pierce L. Rev.435 (2006).
Preventing Physical Restraints in Schools: A Guide for Parents, Educators & Professionals, Education Law Resource Center (2005).
Focus on Equality Shifts to Adequacy as Brown v. Board Turns 50, Vol. 34 Your School and the Law Issue 34 (2004).
New Hampshire Special Education Law Manual: A Guide for Parents, Educators, Advocates & Attorneys, NHEdLaw, LLC (2003).
Reexamining Rowley: A New Focus in Special Education Law, Vol 2 BYU Education and Law Journal 561 (2003).
Bragdon v. Abbott: Analysis and Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS and Other Disabilities, 40 New Hampshire Bar Journal 1 (1999).
HB 117: The State's Plan to Fund Educational Adequacy is Too Little Too Late, Vol 2. Issue 3 New Hampshire Law Bulletin (June 1999).
Suing Under the Americans With Disabilities Act or Seeking Disability Benefits: A Hobson's Choice for People With Disabilities. Vol. 6, No. 1 Journal of Individual Employment Rights 49 (1997-1998).
Opening Up Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings: Here comes the sun. It's all right? 37 New Hampshire Bar Journal 10 (1996).
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center
Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Health Law, Medical Products
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