Students’ freedom of expression and due process are put at risk by a South Carolina law that led to the arrest of two high school students for videotaping a classmate being flipped out of a chair, a federal appeals court says.
Richard Painter, Associate Reporter for ALI’s Government Ethics Principles project, provides insight on the treatment of gifts to and financial transactions and relationships with public servants in the video below.
According to Psych Central, experts are finding that teenagers are far more likely to confess to crimes they didn’t commit compared to adults.
A study’s findings concluded that because they are less capable of making mature decisions, teenagers should not be permitted to make deals where they face a lesser charge in return for pleading guilty.
Richard Briffault, Reporter for ALI’s Government Ethics Principles project, addresses the principles that ought to apply when a public servant leaves public employment for a private-sector position in the video below.
The College announced the members of the Presidential Steering Committee on Sexual Misconduct, which will review College policies on sexual misconduct, ensure they are clear and present recommendations on policy development, education and training.
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