Judge in Texas throws out default judgment against fraternity

Dec. 1, 2008
Sigma Alpha Epsilon faces suit over death of pledge at University of Texas
A judge inTexas has reversed a $16.2 million default judgment against the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in connection with the 2006 death of a freshman pledge at the University of Texas. The judgment was made after local and national fraternity chapters failed to respond to a lawsuit filed against them by the parents of Tyler Cross, who fell to his death after allegedly being subjected to hazing. To read The Austin American-Statesman article, click here.

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