Hazing in the Internet Age

NASPA Leadership Exchange, Vol. 24

2 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2008

See all articles by Peter F. Lake

Peter F. Lake

Stetson University College of Law

Darby Dickerson

UIC John Marshall Law School

Date Written: August 31, 2008


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.

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

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K13, K14

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

Peter F. Lake

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

1401 61st St. South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

Darby Dickerson (Contact Author)

UIC John Marshall Law School ( email )

300 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60604
United States

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