ALBANY – A jury should decide whether Cornell University did enough to provide warnings that a potentially deadly drop-off awaited an intoxicated sophomore who strayed from a hiking path on the Ivy League school’s campus, an upstate appellate court ruled July 17.

A unanimous panel of the Appellate Division, Third Department, also said in King v. Cornell University, 517931, that the family of student Khalil Jamal Godfrey King may challenge the college over the physical safeguards it provided to hikers around the trail on the rim of the 200-foot-deep gorge.

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