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This week, college students are moving into dorms, purchasing textbooks and signing up for classes.
While they’re at it, they also should consider lawyering up.
Why? Because, unbeknownst to many students and their parents, college campuses today are increasingly run by petty bureaucrats who police all matters of student behavior — from alcohol infractions and relations between the sexes to controversial political speech and even personal conversations...