Student Discipline Bill Gets First Hearing

January 26, 2015

By John Hageman at The Bismarck Tribune

A North Dakota legislative committee took no action Monday on a bill that would give the state's university students the right to an attorney during disciplinary hearings.

The proposal, Senate Bill 2150, would give students and student organizations the right to an attorney or non-attorney advocate -- hired at the student's or organization's expense -- who could fully participate in the hearing process. The right would not extend to accusations of academic dishonesty...

Schools: University of North Dakota