2023 Indiana School Library Legislation: Compliance & Considerations – KGR Legal Lesson
In this latest KGR Legal Lesson, Séamus Boyce and Keith Butler focus on the 2023 Indiana School Library legislation, effective January 2024. It provides an analysis of compliance with new legislation, addresses the changes to the law and court decisions that might affect school library materials. The seminar includes a survey on the prevalence of controversial books in school libraries, specifically discussing “Gender Queer” and “This Book is Gay.” It also covers the requirements for library catalog procedures, the process for removing materials from libraries, and the definition of obscenity and materials harmful to minors. The video concludes with a checklist to help schools comply with the legislation, emphasizing the avoidance of discrimination based on protected classes.
Program length: 1 hour 15 minutes