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Unformatted text preview: any reason to believe that at the time of the injuries that there was a high level of concern. To have Cornell know national membership policies would be asking too much. Cornell chapter accepted members without permission from the national organization. Cornell didn’t know that its APA chapter was taking on new members, so there was no reason to expect extra precautions. Cornell was not able to learn of the hazing through the individual, the chapter, the student body, or the national fraternity organization, it’s unfair to impose a duty on the university to protect people against these unknown activities. Because of this lack of knowledge, premises liability cannot be established by law. Defense : Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Cornell University Verdict : Cornell is dismissed from the case. Law and Economics Notes :...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course ECON 4040 taught by Professor Hay during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07