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Sharon v. City of Newton



Identify the Plaintiff(s) in the case.     


Identify the Defendant(s) in the case.     


Is the Plaintiff seeking money for her injuries?     


Describe the incident in which Merav was injured.


Describe Merav’s injuries from her fall.


What was Merav’s cheerleading experience at the time of her injury?     


What is a parental consent release form?     


Explain the City of Newton’s reason(s) for asking the court to enforce the parental consent release.


List the facts that support the school’s argument that Merav and her father understood the terms of the parental consent release.     


Did Merav voluntarily assume any risks associated with cheerleading?     


What is your school’s policy on extracurricular activities?  Are parents/guardians required to sign a release prior to participation?  Explain.     


Did the Plaintiff and one of her parents sign a parental consent release?


Did the Plaintiff and at least one of her parents understand the parental consent release?     


Should the school be permitted to protect itself against lawsuits by having parents/guardians sign parental consent release forms?


Decision for the Plaintiff                                        Decision for the Defendant

Explain your decision.

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