Fraternity Is Banned From Pennsylvania After Student’s Hazing Death

by Anita Setnor Byer, Founder - sci-Shot1/16/2018

Four years after the fatal hazing of a Baruch College freshman, the fraternity he was trying to join was banned by a state judge on Monday from operating in Pennsylvania for 10 years.

The judge’s ruling came after prosecutors here pursued criminal charges against the fraternity and it was found guilty of aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter.

Fraternities have rarely been prosecuted after the hazing death of a student, and experts described the sentencing as one of the most stringent punishments handed down in such a case.

Read the full story from NYTimes. 

Tags: , , ,

Categories: 2017 | Safety

Add comment




Format Text: biuquote

Loading

To prevent spam entries, please type the code that you see in the image below:

CAPTCHA


Search for Articles by Keywords