Keila Szpaller reports:
The Montana Supreme Court hears oral arguments Wednesday in Jon Krakauer v. State of Montana and Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian.
Investigative journalist and bestselling author Krakauer is seeking records related to the decision to vacate former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson’s expulsion after multiple university proceedings found him guilty of rape.
Read more on Billings Gazette. This case has important national implications for whether universities can
hide behind rely on FERPA as a justification for refusing to release records the media believes should be accessible under public records law.