Pamela J. Meanes *
A fourteen-year-old Henrico County girl faces assault and battery charges because she threw a baby carrot at one of her former teachers. School disciplinary documents allege the baby carrot was used as a weapon. A Huron High School student threatens to do ?chopper rounds? in his hallway. An Ames, Iowa middle school student brings a BB gun to school. A sixteen-year-old Minnesota Harding High School student told St. Paul police that he brought a loaded gun to class to protect himself from a gang.
* Partner, Thompson Coburn, LLP; President, National Bar Association 2014–15. J.D., University of Iowa; M.A., Clark Atlanta University; B.A., Monmouth College.