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Tips for writing an honor code violation appeal from a lawyer for students.

University students make mistakes and can be charged with an honor code violation. If you are found responsible for a violation, you can face suspension, dismissal, or even expulsion from college. What should you do if you lose your honor code commit… Read More
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Is it legal for a university to withhold a degree or transcripts from a student? The answer from a lawyer for students.

You work hard, study, and get good grades. You apply for graduation and even walk in the ceremony. Then you request your official transcripts only to find out that they refuse your request, or that your degree has not been conferred. You call the col… Read More
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Are you a Florida teacher facing a certification sanction? Advice from a lawyer.

Teachers work hard and do their best every day. However, mistakes happen and the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) takes accusations of professional misconduct seriously. You thought you could explain the situation to your school district and t… Read More
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Accused of cheating on the Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE)? Advice from a lawyer.

You want to be a teacher in Florida. The FTCE has a reputation for difficulty but you study hard and pass. The celebration is short lived though, you receive a letter from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) accusing you of cheating. What sho… Read More
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Possession of drugs in school - Defense tips from a lawyer for students

Students bringing drugs to school is occurring more frequently these days. The use of vape pens and edibles make drugs like marijuana easy to disguise. Schools have responded with zero tolerance policies regarding the possession of drugs, drug paraph… Read More
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Accused of Academic Dishonesty at University of Texas? Defense advice from a lawyer.

The University of Texas is a public school located in Austin, Texas. UT Austin is not only the choice for local students, but students worldwide. This diverse student body may push some to make poor academic choices. Cheating, plagiarism, collusion,… Read More
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Accused of unauthorized assistance? Defense tips from a lawyer for students.

Being accused of unauthorized assistance can happen if a professor or teacher’s assistance thinks you helped a friend or classmate on an exam or assignment. What should you do if you are accused of unauthorized assistance? Read on for tips from a d… Read More
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Accused of violating the Honor Code at Columbia University? Defense advice from a lawyer.

Columbia University is a private university located in New York City. Columbia is an Ivy League school with a strong reputation and a very selective admission rate. When attending a university that expects high levels of performance, students can fee… Read More
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What is a student defense attorney?

College is the most popular path towards a great career. Students invest huge amounts of money to achieve their dreams of being the best in their fields. However, what most students don’t know is that things can go wrong during this journey. Accusa… Read More
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Accused of plagiarism on a programming assignment? Advice from a defense attorney for students.

Most of the computer science students I represent call me confused about how they are even being accused of plagiarizing code. Universities are being unclear on the boundaries and expectations of students in programming courses. This leaves computer… Read More
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