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Fraternity Hazing

Read: Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Family Awarded $14 Million in Historic NIU Hazing Death Lawsuit

Ninteen-year-old David Bogenberger died in 2012 following a pledge initiation event at Northern Illinois University’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Read: WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

WVU Settles Lawsuit over 2014 Fraternity Hazing Death

Nolan Burch died from acute alcohol poisoning and cardiac arrest after pledging West Virginia University’s Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Read: Governor Signs Anti-Hazing Bill Named for Penn State Hazing Victim

Governor Signs Anti-Hazing Bill Named for Penn State Hazing Victim

“Tim’s Law,” named after Penn State hazing victim Timothy Piazza will enforce strict rules and policies when it comes to hazing on campus.

Read: Parents of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle with Fraternity

Parents of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle with Fraternity

After the Penn State hazing incident in 2017 involving the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, the victim’s family has settled with the fraternity.

Read: National Organization Governing Fraternities Bans Alcohol

National Organization Governing Fraternities Bans Alcohol

The NIC has banned fraternities from serving hard alcohol at chapter events in an effort to reduce alcohol abuse and hazing tragedies.

Read: Ex-Penn State Frat Member Sentenced in Piazza Hazing Death

Ex-Penn State Frat Member Sentenced in Piazza Hazing Death

The defendant pleaded guilty in June to nine misdemeanor charges, including four counts of hazing and five counts of unlawful acts related to alcohol.

Read: Louisiana Governor Signs Tougher Anti-Hazing Bills into Law

Louisiana Governor Signs Tougher Anti-Hazing Bills into Law

One of the bills, named The Max Gruver Act, was inspired by the hazing death of a Louisiana State fraternity pledge and holds organizations and individuals more accountable.

Read: 4 Plead Not Guilty to Charges in LSU Pledge Death

4 Plead Not Guilty to Charges in LSU Pledge Death

One man is facing a negligent homicide charge while three others are facing misdemeanor hazing charges in connection with the September 2017 death of a pledge.

Read: Senate Passes Anti-Hazing Bill Drafted After Penn State Hazing Death

Senate Passes Anti-Hazing Bill Drafted After Penn State Hazing Death

The Senate unanimously approved the bill that would create prosecution tiers for hazing and establish the crimes of organizational and institutional hazing.

Read: 5 Former FSU Fraternity Members Take Plea Deals in Hazing Death

5 Former FSU Fraternity Members Take Plea Deals in Hazing Death

Five of the nine men facing charges in connection with the hazing death of Andrew Coffey have accepted plea deals which all include jail time.

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