Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Investigations, Expulsion Hearings and Due Process: Protecting Student Rights

    • Welcome to your course from Dora Dome ...

    • Bio: Dora Dome, Esq.

    • In this course you will...

    • If you need assistance during the course...

  • 2

    INVESTIGATIONS PROCESS

    • Investigation Process Objectives

    • Investigation Procedures - Witness Interviews

    • Investigation – Physical Evidence

    • Investigation – Burden of Proof, Hearsay and Direct Evidence

    • Sworn Declaration Process – Obtaining and presenting a “Fear Declaration”

  • 3

    Searches

    • Legal Compliance - Searches

    • Searches - Reasonable Suspicion

    • Quiz: Searches - Reasonable Suspicion

    • Searches - Consent, Items In Plain Sight, Locker Search, Search of the Person, and Confiscated Items

    • Legal Risk Related to Searches

  • 4

    EXPULSION HEARINGS

    • Expulsion Hearings - Generally

    • The Expulsion Packet

    • Evidentiary Issues

    • Presenting an Expulsion Case

    • Terroristic Threat Scenario

  • 5

    ROLE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL

    • The Administrative Panel

    • Let's Review (Quiz)

  • 6

    PRACTICE SCENARIOS

    • Scenario 1

    • Scenario 2

    • Scenario 3

  • 7

    Final Thoughts ...

    • Closing message and next steps...

    • Take aways...

    • Course Evaluation

    • Resources for you...

    • (Downloadable) Quiz 1: Answers & Explanations

    • (Downloadable) Quiz 2: Review Answers & Explanations

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