Thus, we decline to further consider this issue. Although some of the information presented at the hearing originated from confidential informants, this information was corroborated in numerous respects by the police detectives' personal knowledge, as reflected in their testimony and written reports, and other evidence. In determining whether an organization or its officers failed to take reasonable precautions, the University may take into account the repeated occurrence of relevant other incidents involving the organization. ¶ 66 We affirm the decision and sanction of the WSU Conduct Board and deny attorney fees and costs to AKL. that C.S. ¶ 46 In sum, the confidential informant testimony here was sufficiently reliable to be admitted at the hearing. Google Chrome, ¶ 34 Procedural and Due Process Error. ¶ 45 AKL also argues that by allowing the confidential informant testimony to be admitted at the hearing, WSU violated its own rule requiring a list of witnesses and a description of all documentary evidence relied upon. Id. Evidence and testimony also revealed AKL officers' involvement in, and knowledge of, the drug-related activity. Learn more about our sisterhoods below. ¶ 6 As part of their bi-annual training, fraternity chapter officers receive a copy of WSU's “Group Accountability Statement,” which provides additional detail regarding the circumstances under which a fraternity will be held accountable for the behavior of its members. acknowledged that B.B. B.M. Evidence will be viewed in the light most favorable to WSU as the party who prevailed in the highest administrative forum that exercised fact-finding authority. A fraternity recognized by WSU has access to WSU privileges and services, including facility use, organizational and recruiting activities, advising, and training sponsored by various WSU offices. Therefore, the initial information regarding B.B., which came from a confidential informant, proved to be reliable. Learn more about FindLaw’s newsletters, including our terms of use and privacy policy. Specifically, RCW 34.05.554(1) provides that on judicial review of administrative action, “[i]ssues not raised before the agency may not be raised on appeal.”. ¶ 21 Detective Patrick testified that several other AKL members, including R.C., AKL's secretary, were also involved in drug activity. from AKL. money for drugs. ¶ 2 Substantial evidence requires a sufficient quantity of evidence to persuade a fair-minded person that the decision is correct. The Whitman County Superior Court upheld the decision and sanction. It stated: Members of the Conduct Board found that you, as the Representative of your Chapter, were not entirely truthful in your testimony at the hearing. Energy Nw. Id. From Marketing to Mathematics, from Engineering to Communication, Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed business fraternity open to all majors. Moreover, photographs of chapter social events showed the presence of [C.S.] No matter what their major, Alpha Kappa … The sanction was within the Conduct Board's discretion. The decision was made on Feb. 21 following a conduct hearing on Feb. 13. came to his attention via a confidential informant, who told him E.S. ¶ 44 However, in Alpha Eta, the officers did not have personal knowledge of the acts alleged, and none of the complaining individuals was present at the hearing. ¶ 31 Judicial review of an agency action is governed by Washington's Administrative Procedure Act (APA), chapter 34.05 RCW. & Transp. of Florida, 982 So.2d 55 (Fla.Dist.Ct.App.2008) should be applied because it is consistent with Washington's due process standards for student disciplinary proceedings. Clerk's Papers (CP) at 41. See WAC 504-26-403(4)(a)(xi). Cole, 128 Wash.2d at 287-88, 906 P.2d 925. because a confidential informant claimed to have bought marijuana and Adderall from E.S. ¶ 23 Evidence and testimony showed that known drug dealers C.S. Detective Patrick testified that he spoke to J.H. N.H. admitted to buying marijuana from two individuals-one of whom was AKL member J.B.-and using cocaine with them. ¶ 64 Finally, AKL seeks an award of attorney fees and costs pursuant to the equal access to justice act, RCW 4.84.340. ¶ 42 AKL cites State v. Cole, 128 Wash.2d 262, 906 P.2d 925 (1995) to support its argument that the confidential informant information was unreliable and should have been excluded. ¶ 26 Mr. Slivinski testified that B.B. Beta Lambda Consulting student associates, "These Hands Dont Haze" campaign for National Hazing Prevention Week, National Hazing Prevention Week / Corn Roast in the Park Brotherhood, Beta Lambda at The Principled Business Leaders Institute 2016, Vounteering at the Halloween Kid's Carnival, Beta Lambda Concession Stand - Fall Football Season. A search incident to arrest revealed a piece of paper in B.B. pulled a gun and robbed a third party. Detective Patrick also personally searched B.B. • the behavior in question was committed by, condoned by or involved organization officers or a significant number of organization members or guests. Likewise, here, the confidential informant information was strongly corroborated by the subsequent police investigation, as well as by other evidence. Id. The robbery occurred during a multi-pound marijuana deal arranged by R.C. Internet Explorer 11 is no longer supported. & Transp. “they didn't care what he did as long as he didn't keep large quantities in their house and he didn't sell out of the house.” CP at 185. University students do not have the same rights in conduct hearings as defendants in criminal proceedings. Accordingly, we affirm the decision and sanction of the WSU Conduct Board. 1927 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY click picture to enter Next, AKL contends for the first time on appeal that WSU's procedure concerning the charge of failing to have a live-in advisor was defective. AKL failed to meet these obligations. PULLMAN —The WSU Conduct Board has revoked university recognition of Alpha Kappa Lambda, a fraternity found responsible for violating university policy and selling drugs on its premises. Text messaging records showed that N.H. told the witness's boyfriend that she needed to stop talking to police about N.H. ¶ 20 Detective Patrick interviewed N.H. following his arrest. When [B.B.] ), the live-in advisor (N.H.), and the social chair (E.S.) ¶ 9 Also on February 5, 2008, Mr. Wuthrich sent a memorandum notifying M.W. Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is an international historically Black Greek-lettered fraternity.Founded on November 17, 1911 at Howard University in Washington D.C., Omega Psi Phi has chartered chapters at various colleges, universities and cities. Alpha Kappa Lambda History Our Founders. However, several of your members-after being arrested on drug-related charges-were expelled from the chapter. Dep't, 122 Wash.2d 397, 403, 858 P.2d 494 (1993). in the AKL fraternity house and on the annex property in the spring of 2007. Washington State University's Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity chapter will close after 90 years on campus, according to a press release from the fraternity's headquarters. 's testimony was not credible. Mr. Slivinski stated that he identified 12 to 15 AKL members who “have been the sore in this whole process. Loss of Recognition Until May 2020. WSU persuasively argues that, regardless of which of these four standards is applied, and regardless of whether the confidential informant evidence was admitted, AKL was properly held accountable. ¶ 1 Washington State University (WSU) revoked its recognition of the Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity (AKL) for five years upon the Student Conduct Board's (Conduct Board) finding that there had been illegal drug and alcohol use and disregard of WSU policies by AKL members. N.H. said that he and another AKL roommate at the joint knew that B.B. University Status . The crib note indicated that several other AKL members and officers owed B.B. was involved in setting up a multi-pound marijuana deal during which C.S. E.S. This same information was provided to the Conduct Board. ¶ 50 As set forth above, WSU's group accountability statement states the circumstances under which a fraternity will be held accountable for the actions of its members or guests. Join the Alpha Kappa Psi chapter at Washington State University and take the next step toward becoming the professional you were always meant to be. 's roommate, J.H. WSU's standards of conduct for students also address group accountability. AKL additionally argues that the charge of failing to have a live-in advisor was improper because the FOA sets forth two inconsistent requirements. The new member educator, B.B., was dealing cocaine. Thus, a number of AKL's officers condoned and participated in drug activity. ¶ 28 The Conduct Board sanctioned AKL to a five-year period of loss of recognition, followed by a two-year period of disciplinary probation. RCW 34.05.570(1)(a). Tapper v. Employment Sec. ¶ 12 Evidence and testimony presented at the hearing showed drug-related activity by AKL officers, members, and guests occurring on AKL property and at AKL-sponsored events. The risk manager (C.H. The Conduct Board hearing convened on February 13, 2008. The Conduct Board further concluded: “Certainly, their experiences as members of [AKL] have not prepared them to operate responsibly as fraternity members.” CP at 51. 's knowledge of C.S. Nonetheless, the court in Cole held that the confidential informant information was sufficiently reliable to justify issuance of the warrant because it was corroborated by subsequent police investigation. ¶ 47 Substantial Evidence. at 596, 13 P.3d 1076. ¶ 7 Proceedings Involving AKL. Regardless of whether the confidential informant testimony is considered, there was substantial evidence supporting the Conduct Board's decision to hold AKL accountable as an organization for the illegal conduct of its officers, members, and guests. 's] residence ․ which is also referred to as “the Joint.”. In Alpha Eta, the court held that a fraternity was denied its right to cross-examine witnesses because all of the evidence at the conduct hearing constituted inadmissible hearsay in the form of videotaped interviews or testimony of officers summarizing the results of their investigations. ¶ 11 During the hearing, AKL admitted responsibility for failing to have a live-in advisor. had been living at the joint and was selling cocaine out of the house. By signing the FOA, the fraternity agrees to a number of requirements, including maintenance of a 2.8 grade point average, employment of a live-in advisor, bi-annual attendance at training for chapter officers, registration of all social functions, and compliance with WSU policies and state and federal laws. You said that no one in the house knew that drugs were being used and sold. The detective stated that E.S. 's arrest on November 15, 2007. The Lovely Sisterhood of Chi Delta Sigma Sorority, Inc. Chi Sigma Alpha National Sorority, Inc. Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc. Gamma Iota Omicron Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. Lambda Phi Epsilon Intl Fraternity, Inc. Lambda Theta Alpha Latina Sorority, Inc. Because AKL failed to raise this issue during the student conduct proceedings, it was not entitled to raise it for the first time on appeal. ¶ 4 In order to be recognized by WSU, a fraternity must sign and comply with the terms of the fraternal organization agreement (FOA). In Fall 2014, Delta Lambda Phi, a gay, bisexual, and progressive men's organization, established a colony at WSU. 849, 859-60, 894 P.2d 582 (1995) (noting that the suspension of an accountant's license for five years was a harsh sanction, but declined to find it arbitrary or capricious). During a search incident to the arrest, police found Adderall and Ritalin in N.H.'s backpack. October 24, 2017 Alpha Kappa Lambda was put on temporary suspension Tuesday evening by the Interfraternity Council. However, it was only after B.B. AKL appeals, arguing that the Conduct Board's findings are not supported by substantial evidence and that the sanction imposed is arbitrary and capricious. WSU responds that AKL waived its right to challenge the Conduct Board's conclusion regarding the live-in advisor requirement. We build our professional lives on a strong brotherhood, building our members up through educational events, company visits, and professional training. on the front porch of the annex. admitted that one AKL member owed him $140 for cocaine. 614, 618, 829 P.2d 217 (1992)). M.W. 's arrest, which was corroborated by statements from B.M., who witnessed the altercation between E.S. The email address cannot be subscribed. The Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed professional business organization on campus. Puget Sound Growth Mgmt. We recommend using AKL's reliance on Alpha Eta is misplaced. One AKL member, J.V., acted as a middle man for B.B. Here, in contrast, several key players-N.H., B.M., and E.S.-were either present at the hearing or appeared by telephone. was selling drugs out of the joint. We accept the fact finder's determinations of witness credibility and the weight to be given reasonable but competing inferences. In fact, RCW 34.05.554 furthers such purposes as aiding judicial review by developing the facts during the administrative proceeding, promoting judicial economy, and “ ‘perhaps even obviating judicial involvement.’ ” Id. One of your members, according to [B.M. Copyright © 2021, Thomson Reuters. The Conduct Board found that many AKL members “were unfamiliar with the official policies of [AKL] concerning drugs and alcohol. (i) The order is arbitrary or capricious. Likewise, in its written appeal to the University Appeal Committee, AKL raised a number of procedural and substantive issues, but did not raise any issues regarding the live-in advisor charge. Instead, AKL admitted that it had failed to have a live-in advisor at the AKL house, as required by the FOA. 's affiliation with AKL, J.H. Sorority Life Wichita State University is home to 11 sororities that are comprised of strong, independent and phenomenal women. 1999 April 11th. ¶ 38 For example, although initial information regarding B.B. ¶ 3 Rules Governing Fraternities at WSU. ¶ 24 Detective Patrick testified that J.H. Chapter President M.W., and National Executive Director Jeremy Slivinski represented AKL. (AKL president through December 2007) and N.H. were aware of C.S. Regarding illegal drug use, possession, manufacture, and distribution, the Conduct Board stated: You denied that drugs had been sold on chapter property. The folllwing is a … was arrested, his wallet contained a “crib” card-indicating that five of your members owed him money for drug purchases they had made. testified that the morning of the hearing was the first time he had been notified AKL was going to initiate proceedings to expel him from the house. money for drugs, including E.S., N.H., and C.H., who was AKL's risk manager. Based on a preponderance of the evidence, the Conduct Board concluded that AKL was responsible for each of the charges set forth in the notice of charges. Thus, hearsay is not a valid basis for excluding evidence in a student conduct proceeding if reasonable members of the university community would rely on the information in the conduct of their affairs. ¶ 52 Second, even those officers who may not have been involved in the drug activity failed to take reasonable precautions to stop it. We may grant relief from the Conduct Board's decision and sanctions only if we determine that: (a) The order, or the statute or rule on which the order is based, is in violation of constitutional provisions on its face or as applied; (c) The agency has engaged in unlawful procedure or decision-making process, or has failed to follow a prescribed procedure; (d) The agency has erroneously interpreted or applied the law; (e) The order is not supported by evidence that is substantial when viewed in light of the whole record before the court, which includes the agency record for judicial review, supplemented by any additional evidence received by the court under this chapter; (h) The order is inconsistent with a rule of the agency unless the agency explains the inconsistency by stating facts and reasons to demonstrate a rational basis for inconsistency; or. We offer sororities within the Multicultural Greek Council and the Panhellenic Council. On February 21, 2008, the Conduct Board issued its decision. And you know, [AKL was] trying to get rid of.” CP at 306. The Whitman County Superior Court upheld the decision and sanction. Loss of Recogntion. On February 5, 2008, Chris Wuthrich, associate director of WSU's office of student conduct, sent a notice of charges to M.W.,1 the AKL chapter president. 's wallet, containing names and numbers. CP at 310. WSU's regulations allow the admission of hearsay evidence in Conduct Board proceedings. WSU began in October to investigate several incidents that took place at Alpha Kappa Lambda starting near the beginning of the first semester. had purchased drugs from B.B. Thus, the petitioner must show that (1) the agency did not correctly follow its own procedure, and (2) the irregularity substantially prejudiced the petitioner. 's drug dealing in the spring of 2007, but continued to allow C.S. and another unidentified white male exit the Annex, meet my confidential informant at a small parking lot and deliver two grams of cocaine. WAC 504-26-405(5). Please try again. All rights reserved. Firefox, or However, Cole was a criminal case, not a university student conduct hearing. RCW 4.84.350(1). The court reversed the university's sanction against the fraternity because there was no competent evidence supporting the charges against the fraternity. We conclude that the Conduct Board's decision and sanction were supported by the evidence and that a preponderance of the evidence established AKL's violation. had threatened someone for speaking to the police about AKL's drug involvement. Agency, 935 F.2d 1303, 1312-13 (D.C.Cir.1991)). The Delta chapter of Alpha Kappa Lambda at the University of Kansas is the fourth official charter of the AKL national fraternity. Mr. Slivinski acknowledged there were about 12 or 15 AKL members who “have been the sore in this whole process.” CP at 306. ¶ 39 With regard to E.S., Detective Patrick testified as background information that E.S. After that one was done, a second controlled buy was arranged. AKL, however, did not raise these issues before either the Conduct Board or the University Appeal Committee. When we pointed out the photo showing you (a 19-year old) holding an alcoholic drink, you admitted that the Chapter was responsible for this violation. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. AKL's secretary (R.C.) C.S's affiliation with AKL, however, was corroborated by photographs, as well as by information from B.M. 's subsequent arrest that J.H. Photographs from Washington State University’s yearbook, the Chinook, covering student and campus life between 1955 and 1984. both tried to cover up AKL's drug activity by threatening or intimidating witnesses who spoke to police. Further, N.H. and E.S. 's cocaine dealing. Alpha Kappa Lambda. was expelled from the fraternity in December 2007, but that N.H. and E.S. 1999 April 11th. And even without the hearsay, the totality of the remaining evidence was sufficient to establish the violations. This evidence includes information regarding C.S. 's knowledge of C.S. N.H. and the roommate told B.B. WSU's rule provides a limited right to cross-examination. During the entire investigation, a total of four grams of cocaine was purchased. The detective knew of E.S. Council Status . N.H. and B.M. One of the buys took place at the joint and another near the annex. Comm'n, 83 Wash.2d 446, 448, 518 P.2d 1237 (1974). AKL did not begin proceedings to expel R.C. Mr. Slivinski also acknowledged that the “majority” of the pledge class “is involved with people that have been expelled or are being expelled as well as people that will be under review after this hearing.” CP at 303. Most importantly, the regulation provides that “[r]elevant evidence, including hearsay, is admissible if it is the type of evidence that reasonable members of the university community would rely upon in the conduct of their affairs.” WAC 504-26-403(4)(a)(xi) (emphasis added). (AKL's social chair), B.B. CP at 50. WSU fraternity Alpha Kappa Lambda was shut down by its national chapter Monday after they were investigated for several risk management violations. Later, however, when the Conduct Board pointed out a photograph showing M.W., a minor, drinking a beer, Mr. Slivinski admitted “we've got underage drinking issues.” CP at 305. Another photo shows J.B. (who, along with [C.S.] Click on the link below to learn more! The decision was made on Feb. 21 following a conduct hearing on Feb. 13. Charter Suspended . ¶ 60 RCW 34.05.570(3)(i) states that a court may grant relief from an agency order if the order is “arbitrary or capricious.” A decision is arbitrary or capricious for purposes of RCW 34.05.570(3)(i) if it is a “ ‘willful and unreasoning action, taken without regard to or consideration of the facts and circumstances surrounding the action.’ ” Bowers v. Pollution Control Hearings Bd., 103 Wash.App. ¶ 19 Detective Patrick also testified that he arrested N.H. for tampering with a witness after N.H. tried to prevent a female witness from talking to police about his drug activity. We focus on helping students through professional development like resume building, cover letter workshops, LinkedIn development, elevator pitches, and networking. IFC. AKL maintains that the admission of this evidence violated the Conduct Board's own rules of procedure and AKL's due process rights. AKL initially pleaded “not responsible” for the charge of furnishing alcohol to minors. 's apartment led to the discovery of significant quantities of Ritalin and Adderall, packaging material, and a digital scale with cocaine residue on it. Significantly here, the harshness of the sanctions imposed is not the test for arbitrary or capricious action. AKL asserts that this evidence is insufficient to meet WSU's burden of proof. ¶ 61 “If there is room for two opinions, a decision is not arbitrary or capricious if it is made honestly and upon due consideration, even though we think a different conclusion might have been reached.” Bowers, 103 Wash.App. Id. Est. WAC 504-26-403(4)(a)(vi). For purposes of RCW 34.05.570(3)(e), substantial evidence is “a sufficient quantity of evidence to persuade a fair-minded person of the truth or correctness of the order.” Callecod v. Wash. State Patrol, 84 Wash.App. We agree. Your “New Member Educator” ( [B.B.] Est. Third, AKL's practices contributed significantly to the drug culture at the house. Council. There was evidence that newer AKL members were unfamiliar with AKL's policies regarding drug and alcohol use and that the person responsible for educating new members about ALK's policies, B.B., was dealing cocaine. ¶ 36 Here, the admission of evidence from confidential informants did not constitute procedural error. In a news release, CEO of the organization, Jeremy Slivinski, wrote that closing the chapter was not an ideal solution, but that student safety was a priority for both the fraternity and university. B.B. Comm'n, 125 Wash.2d 805, 812, 888 P.2d 728 (1995). The file contained all of the evidence known, including the investigation reports, names and statements of witnesses, and information pertaining to codefendants. You initially denied this charge, saying that there was no evidence that underage drinkers were ever provided with alcohol. Co. v. Utils. In addition, recognized fraternities are eligible for approval to house freshmen, who are required to live in WSU-approved housing. As AKL points out, that informant was subsequently fired for not following some of the police department's rules and regulations. Under the “substantial evidence” standard, an agency finding of fact will be upheld if supported by “evidence that is substantial when viewed in light of the whole record before the court.” RCW 34.05.570(3)(e). Comm'n, 134 Wash.2d 48, 62, 949 P.2d 1321 (1997). Washington State University Centennial Diggs: Report of 1984-86 Investigations. Est. B.M. Finally, we noted that on the mantel of one of the rooms in the “Annex” someone had painted “420” in big letters. The suspension came after AKL was suspended by both WSU and the organization’s headquarters, according to a news release and confirmed by Mitchell Weholt, IFC’s Director of Public Relations. WSU Dean of Students Dan Welter says the joint decision by the university and the national chapter of Alpha Kappa Lambda to withdraw recognition, which is … Beta Lambda Chapter. ¶ 14 These controlled buys resulted in B.B. is wearing the “Work Week Date Dash” t-shirt. and found crib notes indicating that other AKL members and officers owed him money for drugs. for selling drugs after a confidential informant purchased cocaine from him and a search of B.M. ¶ 32 When reviewing the decision of an administrative board, the appellate court stands in the same position as the superior court. ¶ 27 Conduct Board Decision and Administrative Appeal. In reviewing an agency action for procedural error, “[t]he court shall grant relief only if it determines that a person seeking judicial relief has been substantially prejudiced by the action complained of.”. ¶ 1 Washington State University (WSU) revoked its recognition of the Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity (AKL) for five years upon the Student Conduct Board's (Conduct Board) finding that there had been illegal drug and alcohol use and disregard of WSU policies by AKL members. ¶ 17 Detective Patrick testified that he arrested B.M. In one of those photos, [C.S.] Regarding underage drinking, the Conduct Board made the following findings: At various “parties” at a live-out referred to as the “Joint,” underage members and guests were provided with alcohol. WSU's Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity, which has been shut down. ¶ 55 Live-In Advisor Rule. ¶ 65 RCW 4.84.350(1) provides that a court “shall award a qualified party that prevails in a judicial review of an agency action fees and other expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, unless the court finds that the agency action was substantially justified or that circumstances make an award unjust.” A qualified party prevails if it “obtain[s] relief on a significant issue that achieves some benefit” that the party sought in the judicial review proceeding. Los Amigos was born out of need- the need of men for a place to live and study that was within their means. ¶ 56 As WSU correctly argues, the APA limits a petitioner's ability to raise issues for the first time on appeal. CP at 251. until Mr. Wuthrich called M.W. Washington State University's Foremost Business Fraternity. In addition to the year-long probation, Alpha Kappa Lambda and Sigma Phi Epsilon must each pay a $250 fine to the Interfraternity Council Scholarship Fund, according to the sanctions. Washington State University’s chapter, known as Beta Lambda, unites students, professors, and professionals who share a passion for business and a commitment to their communities. AKL's arguments are without merit. Moreover, B.B. Microsoft Edge. (an AKL member), admitted he had purchased Ritalin and Adderall a couple weeks earlier from B.M. ¶ 35 RCW 34.05.570(1)(d). v. Hartje, 148 Wash.App. had been dealing drugs. The document states: The conditions under which an organization maintains responsibility for violations of University policies and standards include (but are not limited to): • the actions constituting the violation were tacitly or overtly condoned by the organization or its officers; • the organization or its officers should have foreseen yet failed to take reasonable precautions against such actions; • a policy or practice of the organization was responsible for a violation; or. About the event. ¶ 54 Fraternities at WSU are expected to comply with the law and WSU policies and to act promptly in response to the illegal behavior of their officers, members, and guests. WE CONCUR: SCHULTHEIS, C.J., and KORSMO, J. Id. ¶ 62 The Conduct Board has the authority to determine appropriate sanctions in student conduct proceedings. You initially denied, for example, that underage drinking had taken place and only changed your plea when we pointed out the photo of you drinking alcohol. 's cocaine dealing, initial information from a confidential informant was proven correct by Detective Patrick's subsequent arrest of B.M. 2014 Fall Grade Report Fraternities & Sororities at Washington State University Pi Kappa Phi 2.89 34 97 17 17.53% 10 10.31% Sigma Alpha Epsilon 2.95 29 122 29 23.77% 14 11.48% ) was arrested for selling drugs out of the Joint, after police made a controlled buy of 4 ounces of cocaine. posing with AKL members-including AKL's vice president, C.D.-in front of the 420 mantel. ¶ 29 AKL appealed the Conduct Board's decision, arguing there were procedural errors, the findings were not supported by substantial evidence, and the sanctions imposed were overly severe. B. Dickson Co. v. County of Pierce, 65 Wash.App. One of your members also noted that members of the Chapter were responsible for “door duty” at AKL's live-out (the “Joint”) to “keep out the cops” during fraternity parties. ¶ 41 Regarding J.H. 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