The fraternity chapter that was banned from Pennsylvania State University’s campus following the high-profile hazing death of Timothy Piazza has sued the university, claiming that it was banned without due process in an effort to deflect blame for the death.

The Alpha Upsilon chapter of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity sued Penn State, university president Eric Barron, vice president Damon Sims and senior director of the office of student conduct Danny Shaha, alleging fraud, negligence, conspiracy, bad faith and violations of the due process rights outlined under the 14th Amendment.

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