Hazing in the Internet Age

Peter F. Lake

Stetson University College of Law

Darby Dickerson

Texas Tech University School of Law

August 31, 2008

NASPA Leadership Exchange, Vol. 24

This article addresses legal and policy issues regarding hazing activities that are depicted on the internet. It briefly addresses potential liability for universities, university officials, fraternitys and groups, and individual students. The article also provides guidance for universities about how to send clear anti-hazing messages to students and urges university officials to educate students about the consequences of posting evidence of illegal and inappropriate conduct online.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 2

Keywords: hazing, internet, college, university, greek, fraternity, furek, online

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K13, K14

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Date posted: September 2, 2008  

Suggested Citation

Lake, Peter F. and Dickerson, Darby, Hazing in the Internet Age (August 31, 2008). NASPA Leadership Exchange, Vol. 24. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1261577

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Peter F. Lake
Stetson University College of Law ( email )
1401 61st St. South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

Darby Dickerson (Contact Author)
Texas Tech University School of Law ( email )
1802 Hartford
Lubbock, TX 79409
United States
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