"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 [...]
Welcome to College Arrest 101 Blog. This blog is dedicated to providing information and assistance to College and University Students who were arrested and facing criminal charges and/or who are charged and involved in a University Disciplinary Proceeding. College Students who have been arrested are in a unique situation. I am a criminal defense attorney practicing in Miami, Florida and have represented college students in criminal court and counseled them through school and university disciplinary hearings.