Monthly Archives: June 2012

Most Charges in BU/AEPi Hazing Case Dropped

The Boston Globe reports that most of the initial charges related to the hazing incident involving pledges of Alpha Epsilon Pi at Boston University have been dropped. Only two of the original nine defendants still face criminal charges. Jesse Kay, … Continue reading

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Part Two of Desdunes Hazing Verdict – SAE Chapter is Guilty

While the three former SAE pledges were acquitted of hazing charges in the case connected to the death of George Desdunes, the local chapter was found guilty of hazing as part of the same trial. “Judge Judith Rossiter found the … Continue reading

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Former SAE Pledges Acquitted in Desdunes Case

Late yesterday the judge in the trial of Max Haskin, Ben Mann and Edward “EJ” Williams, on hazing charges related to the death of George Desdunes released her verdict clearing these three men of those charges. Click here for articles … Continue reading

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Waiting on a Decision in the Desdunes Trial

I checked in with Matt Hayes, the reporter covering the trial for The Ithaca Journal, to see what was happening with the decision from the hazing trial connected to the death of George Desdunes at Cornell. He indicated that with … Continue reading

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The Only “Closure” is for Jerry Sandusky

Friday’s verdict in the Jerry Sandusky case has lead to several articles talking about “closure” and “healing.” However, the only person with any degree of closure in this case is Jerry Sandusky. He will serve the rest of his life … Continue reading

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Update on SUNY Binghamton Pledging Ban

In April, the administration at SUNY Binghamton instituted a campus-wide ban on all pledging/new member activities as a result of a widespread hazing investigation. Articles in the Binghamton Pipe Dream (student newspaper), and the New York Times, provide an overview … Continue reading

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Yale Resolves Title IX/DOE Complaints from DKE Incident in 2010

Time Magazine reports that The Department of Education and Yale have come to agreement on a resolution from complaints related to an incident in October of 2010. The agreement calls for enhanced education, awareness and prevention on issues related to … Continue reading

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