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CAMPUS ISSUES: Recent revisions to the student conduct process are useless if administrators keep treating it as a punitive process.

Student protesters expect a certain degree of punishment when they engage in civil disobedience on campus. After all, the peaceful violation of rules is an important part of some demonstration tactics. But that expectation, in years past, was accompanied by an often slow, inefficient and unfair student conduct process at
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Student protester begins formal trial proceedings

After nearly eight months of conferences and negotiations with district authorities, UC Berkeley student Eric-Michael Wilson, who faces misdemeanor charges for his involvement in protests during the November 2010 University of California Board of Regents meeting, began formal trial proceedings Friday. Wilson faces one count of assaulting an officer, two
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Code of Student Conduct task force submits final report

Nearly eight months after its creation, the campus’s Code of Student Conduct Task Force submitted its final report Thursday, detailing proposed revisions to the UC Berkeley Code of Student Conduct. The task force was formally charged by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer in October 2010 with the responsibility
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