Michigan State University filed a lawsuit against ESPN after a reporter filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the university police department for reports related to sexual assault allegations.
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled University of North Carolina must hand over student, faculty, and staff rape, sexual assault, and sexual misconduct records requested by the university's student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel.
Princeton University has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education to prevent the release of hundreds of pages of admissions documents being sought under a FOIA request.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is joining two student newspapers in fighting back against their colleges’ attempts to withhold public records of investigations into sexual harassment complaints.
A North Dakota bill originally intended to protect trade secrets and university research will become a problem for reporters trying to access university Title IX investigation documents, if passed in its current form.
In a months-long records battle with Utah State University, Alex Stuckey of the Salt Lake Tribune said she considers her January 12 hearing with the Utah State Records Committee a “half-win” as they promise a result by mid-February.
Student journalists at St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota have filed a lawsuit against the school seeking access to a hallway surveillance video under the state open records act.
The Salt Lake Tribune has scored a win for campus transparency in what attorney Michael O’Brien called the “first round” in a fight for police records from Brigham Young University.
The Eighth Division Fayette Circuit Court ruled Monday against the Kentucky Kernel student newspaper in its fight to obtain investigation records of a University of Kentucky professor accused of sexual misconduct.
The Indiana Supreme Court this week decided the police department at the University of Notre Dame is not a government body and not subject to open records requests.