College Disciplinary Violation Advisor in Alaska

Colleges in Alaska all have a code of conduct that they expect their students to follow. If you break any one of these rules in the code, you could face a disciplinary violation that can saddle your academic record and make it more difficult to enter the professional world after you graduate.

By hiring a lawyer to be your advisor throughout the disciplinary process, you can protect your professional future.

Code of Conduct Violations in Alaska

Even though every Alaskan college has a different code of conduct, there are some things that they all prohibit. These form a core base of conduct that make up a significant portion of the disciplinary violations in the state.

Underage Drinking

The most common disciplinary violation in the state of Alaska is likely for underage drinking. Drinking alcohol is illegal for those under the age of 21, prohibiting most college students from partaking. Nevertheless, alcohol is ubiquitous on college campuses in Alaska and the rest of the United States. The disciplinary violation that you risk can be an obstacle both during your college career and after you graduate.

Hazing

Another relatively common disciplinary violation you can face as a college student in Alaska is for hazing. While initiation ceremonies and recruiting are a part of college, if they become excessively demeaning or endanger initiates, it can lead to disciplinary action to the students behind them.

Academic Misconduct

Another common, but far more serious, accusation you can face in college is for cheating or plagiarizing, or for falsifying or forging official school documents. These instances of academic misconduct – especially if they are severe – can even end with you being expelled from school. Even relatively minor cases, though, can tarnish your academic reputation and make a huge difference in your professional life, after college.

Sexual Misconduct

Finally, perhaps the most severe type of disciplinary violation is for sexual misconduct. Whether you are being accused of rape, sexual assault, harassing someone, or stalking, your school's code of conduct will prohibit it. Worse, though, there is a federal law – Title IX – that can also become implicated in the affair. Title IX puts strings on a college's federal funding, requiring a school that accepts it to vigorously investigate claims of sexual misconduct and enforce the college's code of conduct against those who commit sexual discrimination.

If you have been accused of sexual misconduct on an Alaskan campus, then, you can expect your school to take aggressive action against you if you do not show them that you mean to defend your rights.

Alaska Disciplinary Violation Advisor Joseph D. Lento

Joseph D. Lento is a student discipline defense attorney who can serve as your advisor if you have been accused of a disciplinary violation in Alaska. By having attorney Lento in your corner to be your advisor for the disciplinary process, you can show your college that you mean to defend against the allegations levied against you and that you will protect your rights and future. Contact him online.

Alaska colleges and universities where Joseph D. Lento can help as your or your student's disciplinary violation advisor during investigations, hearings, and appeals include, but are not limited to, the following schools:

  • Alaska Bible College
  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Charter College Anchorage
  • Ilisagvik College
  • Prince William Sound Community College
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of Alaska Southeast

College disciplinary violations can impact an accused student's life if not defended against properly and as early as possible during the disciplinary process, and Joseph D. Lento has a decade of experience passionately fighting for the future of his clients at colleges and universities throughout the nation. He does not settle for the easiest outcome, and instead, prioritizes his clients' needs and well-being. Joseph Lento is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, is admitted as an attorney pro hac vice in state and federal court if needed when representing clients nationwide, and serves as a student advisor and educational consultant to students facing disciplinary cases in Alaska and throughout the nation. Make certain your or your student's interests are protected - Contact student defense attorney Joseph D. Lento today.

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If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact our offices today, and let us help secure your academic career.

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