School Shootings and Security

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/08/20/santa-fe-high-texas-school-shooting-back-school/1030660002/

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Schools may be sued for failure to provide adequate security. Issues include compliance with policies and what is considered to be standard safety measures. Expect to see more lawsuits for failure to protect students in shootings.

$100 Million lawsuit filed in Duck boat drownings

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/million-lawsuit-filed-in-fatal-sinking-of-duck-boat-on/article_d863f935-b4b2-56d6-9176-bada5f1bff68.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

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Did not take long for this lawsuit to be filed. There is a history of problems with these type of boats and it resulted in a large number of deaths.

Colleges and State Laws Are Clamping Down on Fraternities

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/05/education/learning/colleges-fraternities-laws.html?hpw&rref=education&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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One of the functions of the law is shape public policy and behavior. Make hazing a higher risk and more costly and those in charge take notice and clamp down on dangerous and life threatening acts. Continuing to protect stupid behavior will embolden hazers.