The Department of Education is finalizing a new set of rules for Title IX concerns. When released, they could have a huge impact on students accused of sexual assault at the University of Colorado and other public schools.
Are university students adults? Or are they children? In the eyes of the law, college and university students are nearly all adults. With few exceptions, they're 18 years old or older, and that means they share all the same legal rights and responsibilities as their parents and other adults.
Fraternities and sororities have a lot going for them. They provide an instant social network. Members can typically lean on each other for academic support.
Punishment for a misdemeanor or felony criminal conviction continues long after completion of a probationary sentence or jail term. Presently the consequences of a criminal record can last a lifetime when they show up on background checks long after those regrettable events occurred.
Law enforcement has come a long way in determining the true face of a criminal suspect. Sketch artists were once the sole source of depicting unique facial characteristics based on witness accounts. While still a valuable tool, modern technology has created a more efficient and accurate way of identifying potential perpetrators.