and resouces for all aspects of homeschooling in Indiana
and throughout the nation
While we don't have concrete answers or advice
- other than to encourage our fellow citizens
(be they home educators OR not!) to become pro-active in becoming/staying
informed about the subject(s) and learning the Constitutions
(state and U.S.) here are some web sites that may be of
help on the matter.
Special thanks to Eric, the Power Poster. :-)
IHEN-LegalEagles E-list on YahooGroups
IHEN's Legal Eagles e-list is the online community
where discussing politics is the norm; especially if the politics
is about home education in Indiana.
Legislative updates, homeschooling news and discussion. Usually
only heavy traffic when there are issues before the legislature
that affect homeschooling or education law.
on the web
Attorneys for Homeschooling
of HomeSchool Attorneys
Home Education Legal Defense
Mistakes To Avoid Before You Hire A Lawyer
By Richard Alexander
Laws & Support
Special Needs - Legal Advocacy
National Home Education Network
This list is an opportunity for homeschoolers involved in custody
issues to contact other homeschoolers for information about homeschooling
attorneys and experts, as well as exchange ideas and information
about handling custody disputes as a result of homeschooling.
As a result of numerous inquiries, AHSA was formed by Linda J.
Conrad, an attorney and then the Legal/Legislative Chair of the
HomeSchool Association of California, and other attorney members
of HSC. Because of the national interest in this network, it is
open to attorneys and experts nationwide.
AHSA is a network of attorneys and legal experts that concerned
with litigation pending and threatened against homeschoolers.
Its primary purpose is to exchange legal information within the
profession, and to educate and support attorneys and experts involved
in homeschool litigation.
A referral list of attorneys and legal experts is maintained at
http://www.ahsa-usa.org. Since specific factual situations can
change the legal advise given, logging on to the AHSA-USA list
or the AHSA-USA Homeschooling and Custody list does not create
an attorney-client relationship with AHSA-USA, any member of AHSA-USA,
or any attorney responding to questions on this list, and AHSA-USA
recommends that an attorney be consulted for legal advise pertaining
to specific situations.
This list is an opportunity for homeschoolers to contact homeschooling
attorneys and experts about homeschooling legal and litigation
issues. It is an informal network of attorneys and legal experts
that are concerned with litigation pending and threatened against
homeschoolers. Its primary purpose is to exchange legal information
within the profession, and to educate and support attorneys and
experts involved in homeschool litigation. A referral list of
attorneys and legal experts may be maintained.
Since specific factual situations can change the legal advise
given, logging on to the AHSA-USA list does not create an attorney-client
relationship with AHSA-USA, any member of AHSA-USA, or any attorney
responding to questions on this list, and AHSA-USA recommends
that an attorney be consulted for legal advise pertaining to specific
Pacific Justice Institute
Pacific Justice Institute is a non-profit 501(c)(3) legal defense
organization specializing in the defense of religious freedom,
parental rights, and other civil liberties. Pacific Justice Institute
works diligently, without charge, to provide their clients with
all the legal support they need.
Pacific Justice Institute's strategy is to coordinate and oversee
large numbers of concurrent court actions through a network of
over 1,000 affiliate attorneys nationwide. And, according to former
United States Attorney General Edwin Meese, "The Institute fills
a critical need on the West Coast for those whose civil liberties
The Rutherford Institute
Founded in 1982 by constitutional attorney and author John W.
Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute is a civil liberties organization
that provides free legal services to people whose constitutional
and human rights have been threatened or violated.
The Rutherford Institute has emerged as one of the nation's leading
advocates of civil liberties and human rights, litigating in the
courts and educating the public on a wide spectrum of issues affecting
individual freedom in the United States and around the world.
The Institute's mission is twofold: to provide legal services
in the defense of religious and civil liberties and to educate
the public on important issues affecting their constitutional
Whether our attorneys are protecting the rights of parents whose
children are strip-searched at school, standing up for a teacher
fired for speaking about religion or defending the rights of individuals
against illegal search and seizure, The Rutherford Institute offers
assistance-and hope-to thousands.