Lawyers Defending College Students Against Alcohol, Drug, Sexual Assault, Plagiarism and Other Violations in Colleges, Universities & Courts

April 2016

College Students: Here is what to do if the police show up at your door

As a college student, living on your own in a new place for the very first time can be confusing and overwhelming.

Even though YOUR priorities might include juggling your studies while exercising your various social and creative freedoms, you are still expected to comply with the general law, as well as college policies. 

So, it’s important that students understand the grounds for disciplinary action as well as the components and timelines involved with due process in order to avoid a violation.

DEA may not weed out possibility of downgrading marijuana

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently announced that they would reconsider downgrading the scheduling of marijuana, which is currently a Schedule I drug- the highest level of control. Under the Controlled Substances Act, Schedule I substances have “no currently accepted medical use in the United States, a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision, and a high potential for abuse.” Other Schedule I substances include heroin, LSD, and ecstasy.