The Lewis and ClarkDistrict Court has denied author Jon Krakauer’s attempt to have the Montana University System pay his attorney fees for his successful attempt to access redacted student records of former Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson.
The day after the Montana Supreme Court returned the matter of confidential student records being released to a best-selling author to the Lewis and Clark District Court, Associate Commissioner of Higher Education Kevin McRae said the Board of Regents was pleased with the decision.
The Montana Supreme Court has returned the issue of whether the Montana Board of Regents and the University of Montana should release private students’ records to best-selling author Jon Krakauer back to the District Court.
The Alexander Blewitt III School of Law at the University of Montana will be hosting the 2016 Browning Symposium this Friday, September 30, with the topic 'Sexual Assaults; Conflicts Between Campus and Courts.
As Mike Meloy, the attorney representing best-selling author Jon Krakauer, stepped to the podium to address the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday morning, he barely began the formal introduction to his prepared remarks, when the justices began peppering him with questions.
The Montana Supreme Court continues its road trip across the state on Wednesday, as the high court will hear oral arguments in the case brought by author Jon Krakauer to force the University of Montana to disclose the records of a student charged with sexual assault.