Greenwich student heads to court over suspension
A Greenwich High School senior is headed to court over what his attorney says was an unfair suspension.
School officials maintain a girl at the school was sexually harassed by 17-year-old Steve Brin. They say Brin apparently made remarks about the girl?s chest. Brin was given a three-day suspension this week as a result of the alleged remarks.
Brin?s attorney, Lindey Urso, is outraged his client has a permanent mark on his school record. Urso says Brin did not do anything to deserve the suspension. He fears the suspension may hurt his client?s chances of getting into the college of his choice.
In a statement released by Greenwich Public Schools, officials say, ?By federal statute we are not permitted to disclose information regarding student disciplinary action ? we take cases of alleged sexual harassment very seriously.?
School leaders maintain they followed proper school procedures.
A judge is set to decide whether Brin was given due process for the claims against him sometime next week.