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Towards the middle of my freshman year of college I was placed on disciplinary probation because of an incident involving marijuana. I was with some people who got arrested and charged for paraphernalia and marijuana possession, and because I was with them earlier when everyone had actually smoked I was placed on disciplinary probation for one year with two random drug tests.  I passed the drug tests with flying colors, and finished out the rest of my probation problem free.  I remained problem free for about a year and a half until 3 weeks before my junior year began.  One night when at a friends house me and some buddies had a few drinks and decided that it would be better to walk home rather than drive our cars (you know, trying to be safe, intelligent people).  As we were walking, a cop pulled up next to us and my buddies who had realized it decided to run.  So because they ran the cop stopped his car, got out and grabbed me who had no idea what was going on.  Unfortunately it was three months before my 21st birthday, so they gave me an underage and allowed me to have someone pick me up because I was fully cooperative.  I am taking all the necessary steps and completing a diversion class for it soon so it will be wiped from my record, and my probation ends in November, 2013.

So, over the course of about 2 and a half years, I was put on disciplinary probation and received an underage for some pretty crappy reasons (if you ask me at least).  My question is, how much of an impact will this have on my chances of being admitted to law school? Also, does anyone have any suggestions on how to best go about handling this situation?

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