Misconduct constituting a violation of this SCC may result in the imposition of any one or a combination of the following sanctions for any period the SC Committee deems appropriate:
Unwritten warning by the Dean or Assistant Dean of Student and Career Services;
Written reprimand not of record;
Written reprimand of record;
Public discussion, which requires the student to engage in public discussion of his/her act in the best interest of educating and deterring other students. This sanction shall not be imposed in the absence of the written consent of the student and may be imposed as an alternative to other sanctions;
Probation, meaning the suspension of any sentence subject to future non-violation of this SCC;
Suspension from the School of Law;
Withdrawal of the University or School of Law privilege relating to the misconduct, including, but not limited to, termination of membership in a student organization;
A monetary assessment in the form of restitution for any damages to property;
Expulsion from the School of Law;
Revocation of a former student’s diploma; if the violation of the SCC occurred while the student was matriculating at the School of Law; or
Any further sanction authorized by the Dean of the School of Law.
All sanctions shall bear reasonable relationship to the severity of the misconduct, except that an offending student's record of prior misconduct, including warnings and written reprimands not of record, or the absence thereof, may be considered.
All disciplinary actions shall be executed by the Office of the Assistant Dean of Student and Career Services, and, except for those described in Articles 8.01(1) and 8.01(2), shall be recorded on the student's official record.
The SC Committee shall maintain jurisdiction over the matter until such time as the imposed sanctions are fully completed. Furthermore, the right, ability, and jurisdiction of the SC Committee to impose further sanctions for the failure of the student to fully comply with the sanctions shall be preserved until all the sanctions imposed are completed.
Unless specifically stated by the SC Committee as part of sentencing, the Assistant Dean of Student and Career Services shall mandate all time frames within which the student shall comply with all sanctions levied by the SC Committee. In the event a student fails to comply with any requirements of a plea agreement entered with the SC Committee, or with a sanction levied after a full hearing, the Assistant Dean of Student and Career Services shall notify the current Chair. After conferral with the Assistant Dean of Student and Career Services, the Chair may extend the time within which the student must comply with the sanctions or provisions of the plea agreement.
If the Chair has reason to believe that the failure of the student to comply with previously imposed sanctions or provisions of a plea agreement is an intentional and willful disregard of the authority of the SC Committee and a violation of 2.01 of this SCC, the Chair shall immediately convene the SC Committee to discuss further action. In the absence of an extraordinary circumstance justifying non-compliance, any plea agreement or lesser sanction shall be deemed withdrawn and void, and, upon a vote of a simple majority of the voting members of the SC Committee, the matter may proceed to full hearing on the original allegation, if not tried, or to a limited hearing only on the failure of the student to comply with the sanctions of the SC Committee after preliminary investigation, hearing, and determination. The SC Committee after preliminary investigation, hearing, and determination. The SC Committee shall have the full range of sanctions available to it under Article 8.01 at this non-compliance hearing, including, but not limited to, expulsion from the School of Law. The determination of the SC Committee regarding willful non-compliance with a signed plea agreement or previously assessed sanctions for violation of the SCC shall not be appealable pursuant to Article 9 of the SCC.