Campus Resources

Office of the General Counsel

Legal Links

General Legal Information

Campus Legal Information
This site from the Office of the General Counsel at Catholic University provides a comprehensive starting point for information about legal issues affecting higher education.

Thomas: Congressional Legislative Information

U.S.Copyright Office

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Copyright Information for Faculty and Students
A premier site on copyright issues in higher education from Georgia Harper on the University of Texas System.

U.S. Department of Education Program Integrity Regulations

U.S. Department of Education Program Integrity Information - Questions and Answers

U.S. Department of Education Program Integrity Regulations- Letter regarding Turnitin 1-6-06

U.S. Department of Education Program Integrity Regulations- Letter regarding Turnitin 11-13-07

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Joint guidance on the application of the Family Educational rights and Privacy Act(FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996(HIPPA) to student health records.

Higher Education Compliance Alliance

 Compliance Matrix

State and Local Information

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
The official home page of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with links to agencies and other state government resources.

City of Philadelphia 
The official home page of the City of Philadelphia with links to agencies and other city government resources and services.

Township of Lower Merion