“We Don’t Haze” Documentary from the Clery Center and former Fierberg National Law Group Clients

  The Clery Center has released a trailer preview of their newest resource for campuses - a free documentary addressing hazing on campus. The 15-minute documentary, produced by the Clery Center, will be available in its entirety September 2015. "We Don't Haze" interweaves personal experiences of victims and their families to...

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Universities and Fraternities Fail to Tell the Truth about Fraternity Rape, Fraternity Hazing and Other Misconduct

The investigative findings (state and federal) resulting from the massacre at Virginia Tech, along with other legal precedent, establish that the campus community is entitled to timely, accurate information about risks.  As the Report prepared at the request of the Virginia Governor provides, “Nearly everyone [on campus] is adult and...

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Nevada Cases

The Fierberg National Law Group represented a family in lawsuit against local and national fraternity arising out of the hazing and drowning death of a freshman student at University of Nevada-Reno.  As part of the fraternity's initiation process, pledges were instructed to swim late at night in a lake on school...

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Tau Kappa Epsilon in Rhode Island

School Violence Law represented a college student subjected to brutal fraternity hazing during initiation rituals of Tau Kappa Epsilon in Rhode Island. His injuries resulted in extended hospitalization and multiple surgeries involving skin grafts. Case is in litigation, though multiple substantial settlements have been obtained against various defendants involved. Click...

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Sexual Violence in Kansas

School Violence Law represented two college students who were raped at fraternity houses.  The university refused to bring disciplinary charges against the perpetrators for the sexual violence in Kansas and engaged in other alleged violations of law and Title IX.   The case is filed in the United States Court for the...

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Sexual Assault in Illinois

School Violence Law represented a college student who was raped by a classmate. The classmate was found responsible for sexual assault in Illinois campus disciplinary hearings, but the university later vacated that decision and allowed him to remain in class with her.  Title IX claims were filed against the University,...

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