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College Arrest 101 Blog | Dorm Room Search

Knock, knock, knock . . .on the other side of the door is your RA and the Police.  Unfortunately, this happens everyday at Colleges and Universities across the country.  What are a college students rights when facing a search of his dorm room? First, college staff normally has the right to enter and search a student's dorm room.  Every student should be familiar with his Student Handbook and Residency Regulations.  For example, at the University of Miami here in Coral Gables, Florida, the University Residency Regulations permit an 'inspection' at any time for a number of reasons, including checking for [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:31:09+00:00June 3rd, 2012|Legal Discussion|0 Comments

College Arrest 101 Blog | Arrest or Suspension Affects Both Financial Aid and Scholarships

A college student who was arrested has more to worry about than just going to criminal court and the direct consequences of a criminal charge. A student who is arrested may also face discipline at the university level which could result in suspension or expulsion.  Both an arrest and a disciplinary suspension can have serious consequences on a student's financial aid or scholarships. First, if a student receives a conviction in criminal court for a drug charge he will be ineligible for financial aid for a period of time.  To learn more about the length of financial aid disqualification check [...]

By |2014-08-05T02:08:30+00:00May 25th, 2012|Legal Discussion|0 Comments

College Arrest 101 Blog | Off Campus Incidents Could Result in University Discipline

"The Dean of Students, or his/her designee, has the authority and responsibility for the administration of the disciplinary system and the establishment of procedures, which apply to all students alleged to be in violation of this Code of Conduct, whether an incident occurs on campus or elsewhere." University of Miami 2011-2012 Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook page 31. Almost every university disciplinary code I have ever read includes a provision permitting the school to discipline a student even if an incident or crime occurs off campus and has nothing to do with the university, another student or the staff.  In fact, I recently represented [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:45:13+00:00May 15th, 2012|Legal Discussion|0 Comments
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