ND Bill Allows for Legal Reps for College Students

April 30, 2015

By Bob Kellogg at OneNewsNow

Most people don’t realize that higher ed students don't have the right to legal representation in expulsion and suspension hearings. But North Dakota has done something about that.

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has signed SB 2150 into law, providing students the right to be represented at hearings at their own expense. Joe Cohn of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) says his group worked with a bipartisan legislative group to get the bill passed...