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Old 12-20-2017, 06:09 PM
PhilTau PhilTau is offline
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All speculation since we do not know how many witnesses DA has supporting her case or how they will testify. But generally, immunized witnesses are usually believed by juries, especially if it involves something like hazing.

Collusion or (more correctly) conspiracy is not required for an organization to be charged or convicted under the Texas statute I quoted above. The conduct or actions of "any combination of members, pledges, or alumni" is, under that statute, attributed to the organization as a whole. On the face of the statute, there is no requirement on the prosecution to prove that national headquarters had any knowledge of the activity. It is essentially a strict liability offense imputing activity by the fraternity's members to the "organization" as a whole.

(This msg is intended for discussion purposes only and is not legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.)
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