Alex Sakariassen reports:
Law student Daniel Knudsen’s suit against the University of Montana over alleged privacy violations is moving forward following an unsuccessful motion by the university last month to have the case dismissed. Knudsen stands firm in his belief that UM erred in passing his personal information to Higher One, a private bank contracted to dole out financial aid disbursements and refunds to students. Likewise, UM continues to claim its contract with Higher One effectively made the bank an extension of the institution.
The case’s first hearing is set for March 2 in Missoula District Court.
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