The Legal Intelligencer – Former Student Sues PSU, Frat Over Hazing

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The Legal Intelligencer – Former Student Sues PSU, Frat Over Hazing

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By, Max Mitchell

June 9, 2015

Penn State is once again being accused of failing to act in the face of allegations of sexual misconduct, this time in a case of student hazing.

A former student and fraternity member is alleging he informed the university of extreme hazing practices at Kappa Delta Rho, including “force-feeding [fraternity pledges] bucketfuls of liquor mixed with urine,” and the creation of a Facebook page showing sexual assaults and misconduct perpetrated at the fraternity, but the university failed to act on the information.

The plaintiff, James Vivenzio, filed suit in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas against the university and the fraternity, alleging negligence, battery, unlawful furnishing of alcohol to a minor, furnishing alcohol to one obviously intoxicated, false imprisonment, fraud and conversion.  Read more at The Legal Intelligencer




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