Attorneys for two Louisiana newspapers have appealed to the state Supreme Court a lower court’s decision that said the state’s largest public university could withhold the names of most applicants during presidential searches.
A district judge ordered Louisiana State University’s Board of Supervisors to pay attorneys fees and damages to two newspapers that sued for access to public records.
Louisiana State University’s Board of Supervisors has turned over records from its recent presidential search to a judge after reaching a compromise in court Monday with the newspapers that sued the school.
Louisiana State University officials have proposed a compromise after sheriff’s deputies showed up at their door on Tuesday, warrants in hand, demanding copies of public records the university has refused to release.
A Louisiana university was found in contempt of court Wednesday for its failure to produce records related to its recent presidential search.
An appeals court has denied Louisiana State University a stay of proceedings of a district court that ruled the university must release the names of candidates in its most recent presidential search.
A student journalist seeking the names of Louisiana State University’s presidential candidates has lost her lawsuit against the university.
A Louisiana newspaper has won its lawsuit against Louisiana State University, with a ruling that makes presidential search candidates’ names public record.
The editor of Louisiana State University’s student newspaper filed suit today against the school seeking names of applicants for the school’s top position.
The editor-in-chief of Louisiana State University’s student newspaper is threatening legal action against the school’s private foundation and the university system for withholding names of its presidential candidates.