Legal Topics

ADA, FMLA & Rehab Act

Legal Affairs - ADA, FMLA and Rehab Act

Learn about the disability laws applicable to Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students.

Conflicts of Interest & Ethics

Legal Affairs - Conflicts of Interest & Ethics

Georgia Tech faculty, staff and student employees must adhere to conflict of interest provisions as set forth in Georgia state law and Georgia Tech policy.

Consulting

Legal Affairs - Consulting

General information about Georgia state law and BOR/Georgia Tech policy with regard to personal agreements between Georgia Tech faculty, staff and student employees and private entities.

Contracts

Legal Affairs - Contracts

Information concerning specific types of contracts including NDAs, consulting agreements, performance/event contracts and software licenses, as well as common issues.

Copyright

Legal Affairs - Copyright

Basic information on copyrights, including useful links and resources.

Employment Issues

Legal Affairs - Employment Issues

The Office of Legal Affairs advises the Georgia Tech administration and management on specific employment issues

Export and International Travel

Legal Affairs - International Travel

Summary of export compliance procedures and applicable regulations.

FERPA

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act gives students certain rights with regard to their education records.

Minors on Campus

Legal Affairs - Minors on Campus

Important information on Georgia’s Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse.

Open Records Act

Legal Affairs - Open Records Act

Georgia Tech, and its faculty, staff and student employees, are subject to the provisions of the Georgia Open Records Act and associated penalties.

Research

Legal Affairs - Research

General information and links to Georgia Tech research units.

Signature Authority

Legal Affairs - Signature Authority

Information concerning the required written authority from the President to bind Georgia Tech to specific contracts.

Student Issues

Student Issues

Information and resources concerning students and student organizations.

Subpoenas

Subpoenas

Subpoenas may be for court appearances and/or document production. Learn more about subpoenas.