The judge’s ruling in this case is of immense significance. It states that victims of hazing are not held responsible because they could not consent to the hazing. This will have importance in legal cases. –Dr. Lipkins (link to article)
RALEIGH, N.C. – Universities in the Triangle suspended several fraternities and sororities in the last year over claims of student misconduct, including claims of hazing. But a psychologist who is an expert in the field says a lack of federal guidelines makes it difficult for police to identify incidents of hazing and bring charges.
Those aware of the problem expect help from coaches, who often have very personal relationships with athletes and are in a position of influence. Unfortunately, a substantial number of these coaches accept hazing as a necessary part of the high school sports experience. In a study conducted by Dr. Susan Lipkins… How can we beat […]