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North Dakota Legislature Passes Bill Giving Students Some Due Process Rights

North Dakota Legislature Passes Bill Giving Students Some Due Process Rights

The last time I wrote about SB2150, a bill giving students the right to involve an attorney in some university disciplinary proceedings, the North Dakota University System was still fighting hard to water it down. They wanted remove from the bill language allowing for lawyers representing students to cross examine witnesses testifying against their clients.

Margaret Morley: Due Process Rights Should Exist On Campuses Too

I am an attorney practicing in Grand Forks, and more than half of my caseload is criminal defense work. I cut my legal teeth in the area of criminal defense, working for many years for a solo-practice criminal defense attorney. Then, as my first clerkship position in law school, I had the privilege of working

Lawmaker Says University Officials Mislead Committee About Opposition To Bill

Yesterday the State Board of Higher Education discussed SB2150 for the first time. That legislation would allow students to involve their legal counsel in campus proceedings against them, something they are currently prohibited from doing. So far North Dakota University System officials have testified in opposition for the bill, saying that banning  student representation from

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