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United States V. Morrison Case Study

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United States v. Morrison was a supreme court case about violence against women. In 1944 while enrolled at Virginia polytechnic institute, Christy Brzonkala alleged that Antonio Morrison and James Crawford sexually assaulted her. Both male students were varsity football players. In 1995 Christy filed a complaint against Morrison and Crawford under Virginia Tech 's Sexual Assault Policy. After a hearing, Morrison was found guilty and Crawford was not. A second hearing again found Morrison guilty. After an appeal through the university 's administrative system, Morrison 's punishment was set aside, as it was found to be "excessive." Ultimately, Brzonkala dropped out of the university. . Brzonkala then filed to sue Morrison, Crawford, and
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