If you're a student at a college or university in Utah and you're facing an academic-misconduct charge, it's important to take the matter seriously. Academic misconduct charges come in various forms, plagiarism, not studying properly on a paper, cheating on an exam, whatever the charge may be. An academic misconduct or academic dishonesty charge needs to be taken seriously. It needs to be favorably resolved. An academic misconduct charge can impact both the present and future, graduate school, internships, employment, professional licensing opportunities can all be negatively impacted.
Different schools use different resolution methods. It's important to understand how your school addresses the matter. Does your school use an investigation, a hearing, a combination? What's your school's appeal process? Because schools are often unfortunately in a rush to judgment and are not mindful of the student's rights and interest through the process an experienced attorney advisor can help navigate the process, can help protect a student's rights, and it can help potentially allow for a more favorable outcome.