Protecting the Rights of Accused Students

North Carolina recently enacted a law that ensures students who are accused of violations of law and school codes of conduct the right to legal counsel if they choose. That, however, has not put an end to disputes over procedures involving students who have been accused of wrongdoing, and in today’sPope Center piece, Jesse Saffron writes about a contentious trustees meeting at UNC–Wilmington where some trustees argued that students still are not adequately protected.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. He holds a B.A. from Carroll College (Waukesha, Wis.) and a J.D. from ...

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