At the University Of Alabama, five fraternity members were arrested on charges of hazing. The fraternity involved was Phi Gamma Delta and sanctions have been placed against the fraternity, prohibiting them from any social events or activities involving new members.
We have all seen it, you are at an arena or a field and the kiss cam shows two people in the stands. The camera holds on them until they kiss.
A person is charged with underage drinking, often referred to an "underage" or "minor's law violation," there are several types of penalties. For a first offense, the fine is up to $500. With any second or subsequent offense, the maximum fine jumps to $1000.
In what would seem to be a no-brainer, the Florida Supreme Court has passed a rule requiring judges to wear black robes without any special adornment. No colors other than black are acceptable.
Recently, a federal judge in California ordered the city of Gardena, CA to release video footage of the police shooting a suspect.
A recent article in The Wall Street Journal told the story of a person who had a 2001 conviction for misreporting the status of a loan on the books of a bank where he was employed. As a result of that conviction, this person lost his job in May 2015 when a background check revealed the conviction.
In a high profile criminal case, the prosecution is showing the jury a series of e-mails sent by the defendant. The prosecutors allege that these e-mails show the defendant's intent to commit fraud.
People who prefer tighter gun controls are trying a new approach: adding gun restrictions linked to domestic violence.
Recently, a former undergraduate male student sued Cornell University, alleging that the school wrongly accused him of assaulting a female student. The student alleges in the suit that the college "cherry-picked witness statements, ignored important statements and judged the credibility of witnesses without any ascertainable rational or logic."
Around the country, campus sexual assaults have been receiving more attention. In his new book "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town," author Jonathan Krakauer dissects the case of alleged rape at the University Of Montana. Krakauer is also the author of "Into Thin Air" and "Into the Wild."