The fight over 2,100 pictures depicting U.S. military abuse of detainees reached "a line in the sand" for the presiding judge.
Lowell Goddard is the third person to head the inquiry after the previous two were forced to quit.
Dartmouth's announcement follows a string of high-profile stories of alcohol abuse and hazing scandals.
Civil liberties group argues government claims are insufficient to withhold more than 2,100 images.
After the release of the CIA torture report, the Obama administration says, images are worse than words.
Corrections Corporation of America has been sued by the ACLU and inmates for its mistreatment of detainees.
A Newsweek investigation discloses that there are thousands of cases of ill-treatment and torture outstanding against the British army in Iraq
The former music producer is serving 19 years to life for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson
Sean Brady's career was plagued by accusations that he kept quiet about the sexual abuse of children by the clergy
"Almost all the blacks in his book are victims," complained a writer reviewing a book about American slavery.
A new study links abusive relationships and eating disorders to reading the BDSM novel
An evangelical film student sets out to make her senior thesis, and stumbles into an abusive American Christian academy in the Dominican Republic.