UNH Law Hit With $5.3M Due Process Suit By Ex-Student

By Chris Villani (September 17, 2018, 2:45 PM EDT) -- The University of New Hampshire School of Law was hit with a $5.3 million lawsuit on Friday in federal court by a former student from Massachusetts who claims the school denied him a chance to be heard on an alleged code of conduct violation, costing him admission to two other law schools.

Joel Mateo withdrew from UNH School of Law in November 2015 after an unspecified allegation that he violated the school's code of conduct, according to the complaint. Mateo contacted the school in May 2017 to try to resolve the matter so he could apply to other schools, but he...

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