Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Hazing death

HARRISBURG, Pa. — An appeals court in Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s suppression of evidence obtained from the cell phones of Beta Theta Pi fraternity leaders at Penn State in this case related to a pledge’s alcohol-induced death. The warrants were unconstitutionally overbroad in their description of the items sought.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Criminal, Education

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...