ANTITRUST CLAIM REINSTATED AT HAMILTON COLLEGE

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Four fraternities won a day in court in their antitrust lawsuit against Hamilton College. Hamilton College ruled that all students must live in college housing and sign college dining contracts, effective with the opening...
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LEGAL SUMMIT INITIATES DIALOGUE

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke On September 6th and 7th the National Association of Student Personnel Advisors' (NASPA) Fraternity/Sorority Network, chaired by Barbara Hollman, Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Montana, hosted a National Legal Summit...
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TWO CASES OF NOTE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke The enormous difficulties that drugs in a fraternity house can cause are underscored by recent events at the University of Pittsburgh. In the Spring of 1996, after the close of classes, local police raided...
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GOOD NEWS FOR HOUSE CORPORATIONS

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke Two recent cases underscore the limits on how far courts will go in placing the blame for and financial consequences of a tragedy on fraternities or the colleges with which they are associated. Jason...
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VOLUNTEER PROTECTION ACT

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke The Federal Volunteer Protection Act, 42 U.S.C. §14501, takes effect in late September, 1997. Its purpose is to protect volunteers from liability for their acts while performing services for nonprofit organizations without compensation. The...
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UNPOPULAR STUDENT GROUP PREVAILS IN ALABAMA

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke The Student Government Association of Auburn University voted to deny the Auburn Gay and Lesbian Association permanent status as an officially recognized campus organization in the fall of 1991. From this decision flowed a...
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SAY UNTO OTHERS...

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke A recent decision by an Indiana Court of Appeals underscores the rights of students to be free from defamation by their fellow students. 1 After his proposal of marriage was rejected, Angus Owens, a...
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COMPREHENSIVE PARTY PLANNING

Matthew W. FeHerhoff With the beginning of a new school year, students' thoughts not only turn to classes and books but also to social events and parties, with old and new friends. Often these social events involve alcohol. Therefore, with...
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THE SAGA CONTINUES...

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke On August 27, 1988, Rueben A. Hernandez was critically injured when his car was hit by a car driven by an individual who had just left a Delta Tau Delta pledge party at the...
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ALCOHOL DEATH AT CLARKSON

Gary E. Powell On Saturday night, February 8, the members of the Theta Chi Chapter at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, invited 21 men who were interested in joining the fraternity to their off-campus chapter house. All of the...
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