Can a student be arrested for a MIP for drinking in a dorm room? 2 Answers as of May 07, 2012

My friends for some reason think they are bound from the state law at our college because our college has specific punishments they enforce on campus if caught with alcohol.

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H. Scott Basham, Attorney at Law, P.C. | H. Scott Basham
Well, then your friends are in for a rude surprise. The laws of the state of Georgia apply everywhere within the state except on federal land like military bases.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 5/7/2012
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Healan Law Offices | William D. Healan, III
Yes, a student can be arrested for MIP in a dorm room, even if the college has their own punishment.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 5/4/2012
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