A coalition of open-government groups led by the Student Press Law Center has thrown its support behind college journalists battling for access to public records about sexual harassment investigations against employees at the University of Kentucky.
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Court says FERPA forbids sharing UK harassment records with attorney general
The Kentucky attorney general will appeal a ruling from a circuit court’s determination that he does not have authority to review records the University of Kentucky has kept confidential following sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations.
University of Kentucky victims seek to join lawsuit against student newspaper
Two of the victims reportedly detailed in a sexual assault and harassment investigation at the University of Kentucky are seeking to join the university in its lawsuit against the school’s student newspaper.
Better than all the cat videos on the internet: a curation of journalistic support for the Kentucky Kernel
Your dose of warm fuzzies: Nearly every journalist who can draw breath is voicing their support for a college newspaper being sued by its own university.
University of Kentucky faculty and Bluegrass SPJ come out swinging in statements to UK President Capilouto
Since the University of Kentucky filed suit against its independent student newspaper last month, university President Eli Capilouto and the school’s administration have faced local and national criticism for making such an unusually aggressive move against their own students.
Attorney General of Kentucky files complaint against University of Kentucky in open records case
Kentucky’s attorney general says the commonwealth’s flagship university is willingly violating the law by refusing to hand over documents for the attorney general’s review.
University of Kentucky sues student newspaper over withheld investigation records
The University of Kentucky filed a suit against its student newspaper Wednesday to appeal the state attorney general’s opinion that found the university had violated the state’s Open Records Act.
A Tale of Two AG's: How UK's secret-records policy backfired
The Kentucky attorney general's office reversed its own previous position and faulted the University of Kentucky for refusing to allow state lawyers to inspect records that the university withheld from student journalists.
Attorneys general rule against University of Kentucky, say records must be disclosed
The University of Kentucky has violated state open records laws twice within the last year, according to opinions from the Office of the Attorney General.
State attorney general upholds University of Kentucky decision to withhold records
The University of Kentucky doesn’t have to release records about a basketball player to the school’s student newspaper, the state attorney general’s office has ruled.