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Plagiarism

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.

Shan Wu, Student Defense, Jesse Matthew, Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington

Jesse Matthew was linked by video evidence to the disappearance of UVA student Hannah Graham, and linked by DNA evidence to the murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. Police investigators say DNA evidence in the Hannah Graham murder led to the implication of Matthew in the Morgan... Read more.

What College Students Need to Know

Lists abound about what you need to tell your children before they leave for college. But no "Top 3" or "Top 25" list can ever address the infinite worries, hopes and fears that accompany your children leaving for college. You want them to be safe but adventurous. You want them to be liked but... Read more.

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