Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

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Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:54 am

advise
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby eandy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:56 am

What were the sanctions for? It's probably fine if no criminal record or anything serious.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:01 am

something on student code of conduct
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Shmoopy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:42 am

Mind telling what you actually did?

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby JDfun » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:49 am

My opinion would be to apply. Worst case they say no. Best case you have an awesome internship! Whatever you do, best of luck!

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:49 am

I broke my school's policy.
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby eandy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:56 am

contrapositive1 wrote:I broke my school's non-consensual sex policy.

That sounds like something they'd care about.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Shmoopy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:03 am

Without getting charged with a crime? How? More details please.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:07 am

TROLLS
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:30 am

?
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:41 am

Sounds like you were arrested for (alleged) rape

Fwiw it doesn't hurt to try does it?

(Applying to the DA that is, not rape)

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:46 am

stop trolling ppl
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Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:56 am

Well that's good, so if their background check form asks for arrests you say no... If it asks for school sanctions and suspension a then you'll have to explain. But I don't think all background check forms ask for the latter, so who knows you may get lucky and not even have to explain it.

Before you go taking responsibility and admitting past mistakes to a DAs office it may be a good idea to consult a defense attorney.

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Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:00 am

idk
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Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:04 am

elaborate
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:07 am

contrapositive1 wrote:
Borhas wrote:Well that's good, so if their background check form asks for arrests you say no... If it asks for school sanctions and suspension a then you'll have to explain. But I don't think all background check forms ask for the latter, so who knows you may get lucky and not even have to explain it.

Before you go taking responsibility and admitting past mistakes to a DAs office it may be a good idea to consult a defense attorney.


Do you believe, after they have reviewed my addendum, they will decide to take action? My university is in the same jurisdiction where the D.A's office is located.


I don't know and your questions are basically eliciting legal advice which I shouldn't be giving.

But I will say that it may be worth consulting a defense attorney, if you do it right you may get the info without paying a retainer fee.

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Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:09 am

ok
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:13 am

Talk to an attorney who does crim defense work in your jdxn. He may know enough about the DAs office to gauge the risks involved, but at the very least he'd explain to you the applicable laws.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:16 am

this thread should be deleted
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby dixon02 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:18 am

contrapositive1 wrote:
Borhas wrote:
contrapositive1 wrote:
Borhas wrote:Well that's good, so if their background check form asks for arrests you say no... If it asks for school sanctions and suspension a then you'll have to explain. But I don't think all background check forms ask for the latter, so who knows you may get lucky and not even have to explain it.

Before you go taking responsibility and admitting past mistakes to a DAs office it may be a good idea to consult a defense attorney.


Do you believe, after they have reviewed my addendum, they will decide to take action? My university is in the same jurisdiction where the D.A's office is located.


I don't know and your questions are basically eliciting legal advice which I shouldn't be giving.

But I will say that it may be worth consulting a defense attorney, if you do it right you may get the info without paying a retainer fee.


Where can I get such advice?


Sounds like you're still in undergrad, in which case your school likely has an office of student legal services. Make an appointment there to discuss your situation. Personally, I don't see the harm in applying if your only fear is getting rejected because of your past. How is that different from getting rejected for any other reason? Unless you're concerned about some repercussions of discussing the incident, in which case I can't give you advice there and you should go talk to a lawyer.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:23 am

i am a senior in undergrad.
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:23 am

contrapositive1 wrote:
Borhas wrote:Talk to an attorney who does crim defense work in your jdxn. He may know enough about the DAs office to gauge the risks involved, but at the very least he'd explain to you the applicable laws.


OK. But what about my school's director of public safety? He said I should apply...he was a police officer...


That's certainly good, but its possible that DA won't be so understanding. Especially a female DA who doesn't work at your school and doesn't really know you.

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:26 am

office.
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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby Borhas » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:30 am

Just remember, you always have a right to remain silent, and anything you say can be used against you in a court of law, and that the statute of limitations on rape may be more than a few years.

But whatever floats your boat, good luck

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Re: Internship with D.A 's office w/ disciplinary record

Postby contrapositive1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:33 am

what r u saying
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