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Is fraternity hazing a crime?

Yes, fraternity hazing is a crime. Nearly all colleges and universities have policies against fraternity hazing. These policies include penalties for students who are involved in hazing.
Most state laws also address and prohibit the practice of hazing. The severity of the criminal charge depends on whether or not a student suffered physical harm. Hazing is a misdemeanor if no harm was inflicted. If a student is harmed, the crime is a felony in most states. The extent of the student’s injuries determines the severity of the sentence.

Is fraternity hazing a crime