Misdemeanor

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yggun
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Misdemeanor

Postby yggun » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:47 pm

I received a 2-day suspension during my sophomore year in high school due to a fight in school. Is this considered a misdemeanor I should disclose on my application (besides this, I have never been convicted of felony or misdemeanor)?

Wayne Shorter
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Re: Misdemeanor

Postby Wayne Shorter » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:48 pm

Were you charged with anything?

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cortnf
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Re: Misdemeanor

Postby cortnf » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:50 pm

only if you were formally charged with something through the courts. otherwise, it's discipline from the high school, which most applications don't ask you to elaborate on or ask about.

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Deuce
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Re: Misdemeanor

Postby Deuce » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:50 pm

Did the police arrest you for committing a misdemeanor offense? That is usually how one receives a misdemeanor charge.

yggun
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Re: Misdemeanor

Postby yggun » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:55 pm

No, my school's Vice Principal called my parents and informed them that I was to receive a 2-day suspension. That was it. No police arrest or anything. I guess it is not a misdemeanor then.

Thank you all.
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bostlaw
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Re: Misdemeanor

Postby bostlaw » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:42 pm

yeah no need to mention the HS suspension...but detentions on the other hand......




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