Jessica Bruha reports on another lawsuit seeking records that a university says are protected by FERPA, the federal privacy law protecting education records:
“The lawsuit is the last thing we wanted to do. If they said they would give us the records now, we would settle out of court. I’d drop the lawsuit.”
Those were the words of former University of Oklahoma student Joey Stipek earlier this week, talking about the lawsuit he filed against the university’s president, David Boren.
Stipek, also the former online editor of The Oklahoma Daily, filed a lawsuit in May after the university refused to release parking citation information for him and other student newspaper employees.
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