Three alleged Maxwell Gruver hazers take deals
Posted on 9/6/2018 12:39:00 PM.

Two of the students involved in the alleged hazing death of Max Gruver have pleaded no contest, and a third has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in a move that narrows the scope of the trial. 20-year-old Matthew Naquin still faces negligent homicide charges. Legal analyst Tim Meche says the development is a blow to Naquin’s defense, but could be used by a skillful defense lawyer.
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Gruver lawyer: the 25 million dollars sought in Max's death a warning
Posted on 8/20/2018 5:37:00 PM.

A family lawyer says the Twenty-five million dollars being sought by the Gruver family in the case related to his alleged hazing death is there to send a warning to other academic institutions about the need to taking hazing seriously. While one of the Gruver family’s attorneys Don Cazayoux says the no amount of money will bring back their loved one, the price tag is more about sending a message to all involved in the incident in hopes that it puts a stop to hazing culture.
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Judge will allow evidence of previous hazing behavior of two defendants allegedly involved in Max Gruver death
Posted on 8/14/2018 12:05:00 PM.

A judge will allow evidence of previous hazing behavior in the trial of two former LSU students, Sean-Paul Gott and Ryan Isto, who were some of those allegedly responsible for Maxwell Gruver’s hazing death.

Legal Analyst Tim Meche says its powerful evidence that could sway a jury but says using that kind of evidence could backfire.

“The prosecution runs a serious risk that a court of appeal will reverse the case if they are allowed to present that evidence.”
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The Max Gruver Act is on its way to the governor's desk
Posted on 5/17/2018 1:18:00 PM.

Three anti-hazing bills are on their way to the governor’s desk following last fall’s death of LSU freshman Max Gruver. The house voted 88 to 1 in favor of final passage of house bill 78 otherwise known as the Max Gruver Act. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore testified in favor of the measure to give the current laws more teeth.

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Max Gruver Act making hazing a felony moves to the Senate floor
Posted on 4/24/2018 11:23:00 AM.
The House-approved Max Gruver Act is sailing it’s way through the legislative process, passing out of a Senate Judiciary Committee without objection this morning. It calls for tougher penalties for those convicted of hazing. Police say Gruver died after an alcohol induced hazing incident last September at LSU.
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Sen. Dan Claitor bill would make hazing a civil crime
Posted on 3/29/2018 3:00:00 AM.
Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor’s bill making it easier to sue someone who dies as a result of hazing has received Senate approval. Claitor says his legislation would extend penalties further by making it a civil crime if a death occurs as a result of hazing.
 
"What we refer to as existing damages or punitive damages, it relates only if you kill someone in a hazing action."
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Max Gruver Act Passes House Committee
Posted on 3/21/2018 2:05:00 PM.

The House Criminal Justice passed the Max Gruver Act without objection today which will make hazing a felony crime in Louisiana. Gruver died following an alleged hazing incident one month into his first semester at LSU. Parents Rae Ann and Steven Gruver both tearfully laid out their son's final hours before the committee, asking them to pass this law.
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LRN looks back at top stories in 2017
Posted on 12/29/2017 7:01:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Louisiana Radio Network looks back at our biggest stories in 2017. One of the most gripping which made national headlines was the death of LSU pledge Max Gruver on September 14th. LSU Officials said Gruver died during an alleged hazing incident, and a month later East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark said the student had a blood alcohol level of .495.
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ULL suspends 4 fraternities in wake of LSU pledge's death
Posted on 10/12/2017 3:23:00 AM.

Four fraternities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have been suspended in the wake of LSU Phi Delta Theta fraternity pledge Maxwell Gruver’s death. ULL Dean of Students Margarita Perez says Theta Xi, Kappa Alpha Order, Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon are the suspended Greek organizations. She says after Gruver’s death, more students are willing to come forward and report hazing.
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Attorney for one LSU student charged in Gruver's death says nobody wanted this to happen
Posted on 10/11/2017 12:16:00 PM.

Sean Pennison is one of the ten LSU students arrested as part of the investigation into Max Gruver’s death. His Attorney Franz Borghardt says it’s extremely hard for these students as Max was their friend. He says Pennison is not being charged with Gruver’s death, only hazing.
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