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


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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... Read more.

DEA possibly downgrading marijuana shanlon wu dc student defense

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... Read more.


Step One: Identify who is making the allegation. Usually the accuser will be a professor, fellow student, or administrator. Accusations of plagiarism by professors must be handled in a different manner than those brought forth by other students or school administrators. Depending on whether a... Read more.

The United States and Marijuana have always had a unique relationship. From George Washington growing what he referred to as "hemp," to current President Barack Obama admitting to having smoked before, it seems that perhaps the drug has been around longer, and more widely used by the leaders of... Read more.

Charged with a Fake ID DC Student Defense Shan Wu

It’s not strange to think that most college students have had a fake ID at some point before turning twenty-one. College students don’t want to feel restricted from happy hours, unlimited mimosa brunches, or even nightlife festivities. So instead, they pay hundreds of dollars to a stranger... Read more.

To college students, dorm rooms are typically viewed as one’s ‘home away from home’- a haven to escape the often chaotic and tiring life or academia. Despite this sentiment, universities don’t treat dorm rooms as homes, and prohibit certain conduct in a dorm room. Universities perform dorm room... Read more.

The short answer: yes.
It is best to be prepared for your university to find out about any off-campus arrest because they usually do.

How will my school find out? I wasn’t on campus or arrested by a UPD officer!
To be safe, you should (always) assume that your college will... Read more.

Title IX Attorney Shan Wu Student Defense

Why would I need a Title IX defense attorney?

Under Title IX, you are protected from sex-based discrimination in education. This applies to all students, staff, and faculty, regardless of sex or gender identity. If you experience sex-based discrimination and feel that your school is not... Read more.

Maya Weinstein

Maya Weinstein recently joined Wu, Grohovsky, & Whipple as an intern, where she is responsible for assisting attorneys with case law research, investigative tasks, client relations, and keeping up with current events. Weinstein previously worked with a variety of victims’ services and... Read more.

On December 8th, 2013, Chun 'Michael' Deng, 19, was at an unsanctioned Pi Delta Psi fraternity event in the Pocono Mountains in the Tunkhannock Township in Pennsylvania. One day later, on December 9, 2013, he was pronounced dead of traumatic head injuries so severe that a doctor determined it... Read more.