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Old 08-14-2015, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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The University may have rules unto itself. The university does not have the authority to put anyone in jail however they can expell a student if they feel the behavior warrants expulsion.
It is not a court of law.
But it is still subject to both the State and US Constitutions (in the case of public universities and colleges).

The State -- acting through the university -- violated his rights.
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Old 08-14-2015, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Austin
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That will be an interesting precedent.

The courts will have a say whether a student can be expelled from a private university?
A student can sue for defamation.
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Old 08-14-2015, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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This is true, but the U can be taken to court.
A university is not a court of law and an expulsion isn't a jail sentence, but just about anyone can file a lawsuit on just about any grounds.
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Old 08-15-2015, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Austin
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A university is not a court of law and an expulsion isn't a jail sentence, .
Nobody said it was.
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Old 08-15-2015, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Nobody said it was.
Interesting because that is what I thought you were implying with this thread.
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