Sep 282012
 September 28, 2012  Posted by  Laws, Youth & Schools

Jamie Gottlieb reports:

The University’s Office of Student Conduct has closed all formal student disciplinary hearings to the public based on Georgia House Bill 397, which they believe has overturned a 1993 Georgia Supreme Court opinion that stated all student judicial hearings and records are open to the public.

Beau Seagraves, associate director of OSC, said the overturn of the 1993 decision was part of many changes in HB 397 and now protects student conduct records and student judicial hearings under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

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