If you're a student at a college or university of Wyoming, and you're facing an academic misconduct charge, you need to take the matter seriously. Academic misconduct charges come in various forms; plagiarism, cheating on an exam, not studying properly on a paper. Whatever the charge may be, it needs to be favorably resolved because it can impact both present and future opportunities. Graduate school, internships, employment, professional licensing can all be negatively impacted.
Understanding your school's resolution method is critical. Different schools use different methods to resolve academic misconduct charge some an investigation, some a hearing, some a combination. What's your school's appeal process?
It's also important to understand that schools are often in a rush to judgment and are not mindful of the student's rights and interests. Understanding these considerations and having the help of an experienced attorney advisor can help navigate the process, protect the student's rights, which can help potentially allow for a more favorable outcome.