>Should I Confess at my College Disciplinary Hearing?

Posted on March 31, 2009 by Joseph

>Last week I went to a Boston Bar Association conference on representing college and university students at disciplinary hearings. In attendance was one of the BU deans, and several lawyers experienced in this area. The most challenging part about representing a college/university student is the tension between the school’s desire for contrition, and the criminal […]

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>Reasonable Suspicion?

Posted on March 27, 2009 by Joseph

>A case argued earlier this month in the S.J.C., Commonwealth v. Johnson, SJC-10267, puts a spotlight on police departments’ double standard of “reasonable suspicion.” When Springfield Police officers approached a group of teenagers standing under a tree at 10AM, they asked Mr. Johnson to take his hands out of his pocket. A minute or two […]

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