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College Arrest 101 Blog | Colleges Spend Summer Break Rewriting Disciplinary Rules

What do college administrators spend their summer doing? They open up their Student Handbooks and Disciplinary Codes and revise their policies based upon the changes and events that have occurred in the preceding school year.

This summer’s hot topic is Sexual Assault and Consent. ¬†With rape statistics on college campuses on the rise, colleges are under pressure to review their policies and are completely revamping their definitions of consent – even including examples and hypotheticals. You can read about the definition of consent coming to a campus near you here or listen to the NPR story here:

New college students and even returning college students should always review the Student Handbook in the beginning of the school year because the times they are a changing’.

By | 2018-03-28T12:24:19+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Legal Discussion, News Article Commentary|0 Comments

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Sherri A. Romano has dedicated her education and legal career to defending the criminally accused for over 19 years. In addition, she represents college students in university disciplinary hearings and is the author of the College Arrest 101 Blog.