Can High School Security Search a Student’s Car? Explore the scope of property searches on High School premises, focusing on the question of whether a student’s car can be searched by security personnel.
Getting a Desk Appearance Ticket Versus Being Held to See the Judge When someone gets charged with a criminal offense, a custody decision must be made between holding someone to see the Judge or letting them come back a different day for their first court appearance.
Podcast Episode: Underage Drinking at Home In this episode we are going to discuss some issues surrounding underage drinking, answering questions like; In what circumstances can you let your minor child drink alcohol? Can you get in trouble if there is underage drinking in your home? What should you do if you find minors consuming […]
The Golden Rule of Talking to the Police Is… Don’t Talk to the Police Explore the fundamental rule for interacting with the police: Maintaining silence. Understand the importance of avoiding communication with law enforcement in various situations.
What Wasn’t Flagged as Plagiarism in High School Might Get a Student Suspended or Expelled at College Transitioning from high school to college can be challenging, especially when it comes to academic integrity. Join us to explore the critical differences in plagiarism detection and consequences as we uncover why what went unnoticed in high school […]
Podcast Episode: Fake IDs Everything you always wanted to know about how underage kids get and use fake IDs, such as, What kind of trouble will my kid be in if they get caught with one?, How easy it is for an underage person to get a fake ID? Can you get in trouble with […]
Talking to the police can be terrifying no matter your age. You’re driving your car, you see the red and blue lights in your rearview mirror, and suddenly your heart is going a mile a minute and your stomach drops into your shoes. Even if you’ve done nothing wrong, it’s intimidating. Once your child starts […]
The use of social media and cell phones can have a profound impact on our teens’ social lives and mental health. Parents often aren’t privy to the depths of their teens’ social media and texting activity, and teens often aren’t aware that their digital actions can affect them offline as well. This is a comparatively […]
Plagiarism in academic institutions is surprisingly common. How common? The International Center for Academic Integrity reports that a whopping 60 percent of undergraduates admit to cheating in some form. What Is Plagiarism? According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “plagiarize” has two definitions: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own: use […]
Student Rights in School Imagine this scenario: The high school principal calls a junior into her office and accuses him of vaping weed in the school parking lot and sharing it with his classmates. She rifles through his backpack on the spot and, sure enough, she finds a vape pen. The principal asks the student […]