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Caught Cheating in College - Advice from an Education Lawyer

College is stressful. How can you manage all your responsibilities and still get good grades? This intense pressure can cause students to make poor choices – one of them could be to cheat. What can you do if caught cheating in college? There are tw… Read More
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Academic Dismissal from College

You got accepted into college and have spent countless hours committed to earning your degree. However, you fell just short of a GPA or test requirement and are now facing academic dismissal from school. What can you do if you are faced with academic… Read More
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Accused of Plagiarism in College? Tips from an Education Lawyer

You are working hard in college and staying up late to make sure you submit the best work possible to your professor. Days or weeks later you get a dreaded email – you are accused of plagiarism. You are confused and can’t understand how it is pos… Read More
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College Disciplinary and Academic Hearing Help

College Disciplinary and Academic Hearing Help College and University students can face several issues like cheating, plagiarism and other violations of the student code of conduct. Violations like these can lead to formal charges against the student… Read More
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Higher Education Lawyer for College & University Students

Higher Education Lawyer for Students A higher education lawyer for students can defend against accusations of college or university policy violations. At Asselta Law, we fight for students accused of any violation of college policy or handbook rule.… Read More
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Can A Teacher Be Fired For Making A Joke Or Kidding Around?

Teachers have one of the toughest and most important jobs. They educate our children and are tasked with shaping our future through the work they do. Teachers have their own teaching styles. Some may be considered strict and rule abiding, and others… Read More
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What are the Consequences of Bringing a Weapon to School?

Students go to school and expect the school to provide them an education in a safe environment. Schools have strict rules on bringing weapons on campus. What can happen if you are facing suspension, referral, or expulsion for bringing a weapon to sch… Read More
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What are the consequences for cheating in college?

Accused of cheating on a test, told you are being flagged for plagiarism, or are you facing academic dishonesty charges for falsification of work? Whatever the term your school uses – you’ve been accused of cheating and the consequences can b… Read More
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Can an Elementary School Retain Students against parent wishes? Lawyer Advice

You get a heartbreaking call, it’s your child’s school. They tell you that your child will be held back or retained a grade. The schools retention recommendation came out of the blue. How could this happen? Why are they retaining your child? How… Read More
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Can students be expelled for off-campus activities? A Lawyer Answers

Behavior like selling drugs, bringing a knife, gun, or other weapon, as well as fighting on a school campus, can lead to expulsion. However, many students may not realize that their behavior off-campus can lead to expulsion too. Using Drugs Off-Campu… Read More
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