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College Arrest 101 Blog | Effects of a College Suspension

You or your child may be facing a University Disciplinary violation or hearing where suspension is a real likelihood. In fact, many code of conduct violations carry a "possibility" of suspension or expulsion but ultimately this very serious penalty is not imposed. When a suspension is given from the University, it normally ranges from one semester to two years, depending on your school and the seriousness of the violation. I have not personally seen a suspension over two years and assume at that point the college would entertain expulsion. There are some immediate, short term and long term effects of [...]

By |2018-04-11T13:44:54+00:00April 11th, 2018|Legal Discussion|0 Comments

College Arrest 101 Blog | What are the Student Discipline and Arrest Statistics for My College?

Records of specific cases of student discipline at any University are strictly confidential and cannot be discussed by the College or published in the newspaper or in 2014 on the Internet. This is because college student disciplinary records (unlike criminal arrest records) are strictly protected educational records under Federal Law, which I discuss in more detailĀ here. This may be a good thing if you are a College student and you don't want anyone to find out that you were disciplined by your University. But it really is a double edged sword. Not being able to review, check or compare what [...]

By |2018-03-28T13:14:16+00:00May 21st, 2014|Legal Discussion|Comments Off on College Arrest 101 Blog | What are the Student Discipline and Arrest Statistics for My College?