In recent years, increasing public and media attention has focused on hazing, especially in collegiate fraternities and sororities. Whether it is because of the deaths, major injuries, or litigation, both criminal and civil, collegiate fraternities and sororities have received increased scrutiny. In this Article, we explore a range of tactical considerations that lawyers must consider—from defenses to evidentiary concerns. We also explore how damages are contemplated in the context of hazing litigation.
The Litigation Landscape of Fraternity and Sorority Hazing: Defenses, Evidence, and Damages
Gregory S. Parks and Elizabeth Grindell
April 13, 2022