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.
It was revealed on Wednesday that the State of Montana had settled out of court with former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson for $245,000 claiming that the University assumed that Johnson was guilty before being proven innocent, and that certain officials attempted to hide evidence.
Former UM quarterback Jordan Johnson will be awarded $245,000 by the State of Montana, University of Montana and Montana University System after a district judge said his rape case in 2012 was mishandled.