Everyone is afforded the right to due process when accused of a policy violation or a crime.  Serving as a resource for people accused of misconduct is not taking sides, rather, it is one critical way you can help to ensure safety and respect for all parties involved.  Resources for the accused include: 

Student Legal Services

Iowa Bar Association Find-A-Lawyer

Information for those accused of violating a university policy

Best Practices for interacting with someone accused of violating a university policy