C.L. Lindsay III received his J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law and his B.A. in English from Denison University. He is the founder and executive director of the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR), which works with a national network of volunteer attorneys to offer free advice and advocacy to college students and professors. C. L. writes a weekly, nationally syndicated column titled “Ask CO-STAR” distributed by Knight Ridder Tribune Media and is the author of The College Student’s Guide to the Law, published by Taylor Trade in 2005. His work has been featured in Newsday, US News & World Report, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post and numerous other national and regional publications.