Students Expelled for Sexual Assault Turning to Lawsuits to Regain Diplomas

June 4, 2014

By Tyler Kingkade at The Huffington Post

Just before final exams in the spring semester, Duke University determined that senior Lewis McLeod had committed a sexual assault and should be expelled. The Dean's List student would not receive his diploma, which in turn prevented McLeod from starting at the Wall Street firm where he'd secured a job. But a Superior Court judge in North Carolina put that expulsion decision on hold last Thursday, blocking Duke's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit filed by McLeod in a last-ditch attempt to receive his diploma...