de la Parte & Gilbert associate, Kristin Melton, talked with Associated Press reporter, Kareem Copeland, about Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston’s student code of conduct hearing that began on December 2, 2014. The resulting article outlines the key details of the hearing including the parties involved, a brief history about the case, possible sanctions, when a ruling is expected, and the appellate process.
Kristin, who has experience in administrative law and in representing clients involved with NCAA compliance cases, explained the difference between the code of conduct hearing and a criminal procedure.
With the worldwide reach of the AP, Kristin’s commentary was featured on nearly every television and radio news site, online publication, and daily newspaper including USA Today, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and ESPN.
See the complete story on the Associated Press web site.