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Disrespect, if not actually verge of disorder, seen in court

Moderator Hank Nuwer: My take– Crucial for the judge to admonish all in the courtroom to refrain from side comments and outbursts.

PennLive report


Some relatives of some of the fraternity members aren’t shy about expressing their disgust or displeasure with objections and comments from Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller.

Penn State fraternity member charged in Piazza death deleted basement video: testimony

┬áSome relatives have questioned her professionalism at times or indicated that they think she’s leading the judge around the courtroom by the nose.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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