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Best of ‘The Torch’: With New Law, North Dakota Guarantees College Students’ Right to Attorney - FIRE
This article is part of FIRE’s “best of” retrospective, where we revisit the most memorable Torch moments from the past year. This article originally ran April 22, 2015. With New Law, North Dakota Guarantees College Students’ Right to Attorney BISMARCK, N.D., April 22, 2015—Today, North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple signed SB 2150 into law, providing students enrolled in the state’s public colleges and universities the right to be represented at their expense in non-academic suspension and expulsion hearings. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) worked with a bipartisan group of state legislators to enact the protection into …