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WDVA: Student denied leave to proceed as “John Doe” (access required)

Asserting due-process claims after his school disciplined him for cheating, the plaintiff couldn't use a pseudonym because his potential embarrassment did not outweigh the court's presumption of openness. Background The plaintiff is a currently a senior at Defendant Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and hopes to attend medical school. He was recently accused of cheating on ...