UPDATE ON PI LAMBDA PHI PENNSYLVANIA CASE

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke As reported in the November 1997 issue of Fraternal Law, i Lambda Phi Fraternity sought an injunction to prevent the imposition of university sanctions against the fraternity growing out of a drug raid at...
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CONGRESS SUPPORTS FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Both houses of Congress have voted to amend the Hi Education Act of 1965 to protect freedom of expression and freedom of association for students on all campuses that receive financial support from the...
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SUIT FOR FREEDOM AT HAMILTON COLLEGE

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Hamilton College has been sued again.1 The Plaintiffs in that their contractual rights to freedom of expression, freedom of association, and right to be recognized have been violated by the college. This time the...
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UNRELATED BUSINESS INCOME ISSUES FOR FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

Barbara Schwartz Bromberg INTRODUCTION The Internal Revenue Service has just announced that audits conducted over the past year and a half or  so as part of an IRS compliance project aimed at tax exempt social clubs exempt under Code Section...
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INTOXICATION IS NO EXCUSE

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke A male college student who climbed on the roof of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority House at Ohio State University was not relieved by his state of intoxication from the "reasonable person standard" in...
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NOTIFY THE INSURANCE COMPANY

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke When there is an incident involving personal injury or property damage at a fraternity house, the minute anyone knows that a claim is being asserted, it is important to notify the insurance company. What...
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NATIONAL NOT LIABLE FOR HAZING IN ALABAMA

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently acted to shield the Kappa Alpha Order, Inc. (a national fraternal organization) from a civil suit involving particularly disgusting hazing while allowing claims against the local KA...
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TIME TO THROW OUT A MEMBER?

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Spring is coming. With it will come the loss of patience with the disruptive chapter member. When a chapter loses patience with its disruptive member, the chapter sometimes decides that it is time to...
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NIC ENDORSES ALCOHOL-FREE HOUSING

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke After six hours of debates and committee meetings, the National lnterfraternity Conference adopted a resolution to encourage "its member fraternities to pursue alcohol-free chapter facilities." The issue in the debate was not whether alcohol-free...
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