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Clyde Frog wrote:I have been looking for a similar case to mine, but haven't found one yet, so I was hoping for some input about it. In 2010 I was arrested on multiple counts of drug possession and drug trafficking of anabolic steroids. The drug trafficking charges were thrown out soon after because of lack of knowledge about what constituted a bulk amount. At the time I was a high level competitive bodybuilder, and as with all high level bodybuilders, we used steroids (yes, even Arnold did). The judge of my case turned me over to a diversion program that dismissed my case after a year of probation and weekly drug testing. I was never actually convicted of a crime, but was wondering if it could greatly hinder my law school chances, since most top schools prefer you to disclose all criminal records regardless of conviction. I currently am PTing at around 178, have a gpa of 3.8 and am looking to attend a t14 school. I was wondering if anyone had information on t14 law schools and similar cases to mine.
I do not think it's a preference... read the questions on the app. Read the questions on the bar's C&F that you're likely to try to pass, as those are the answers that get compared with the answers from the apps, even though they're different questions.
That being said, only answer the question that you are asked. For example, SLS asks, "Have you ever been convicted of, or is any charge now pending against you for any crime other than a traffic violation?" You would answer no to this, and be in the clear. Do that for each of the schools. you are under no obligation to inform them about something about which they have not asked, and given the prejudicial nature of a criminal anything, I would not volunteer the information unless withholding it would be not answering their questions completely honestly... no reason to not get to go to a top school for something as dumb as this
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