Court: University fails to follow open-records law
May 17, 2019
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An appeals court says the University of Kentucky failed to follow open-records law in a dispute with the campus newspaper over its pursuit of documents in a sexual harassment investigation.
A three-judge Court of Appeals panel ruled Friday that the state's flagship university had failed to comply with the open-records law "in any meaningful way."
The long-running case stems from the student newspaper's pursuit of documents in a sexual harassment investigation involving a former professor.
The university had refused to release the documents.
The state attorney general...