MSU Loses Court Decision Against ESPN
Remember when it was reported that Michigan State student athletes weren't given special treatment by law enforcement and judges? There was a caveat to that story that has come to a head today.
Michigan State, while giving the records up to the ESPN study, were able to successfully remove all traces of individual athletes names in the report. ESPN sued the University to restore the names in the police reports and won.
From the WILX report: "An Ingham County judge ruled in favor of ESPN and said the names of athletes who were suspects must be released. The state appeals court agreed in August, saying the public's interest, under Michigan law, outweighs any expectation of privacy."
The Court also said it wouldn't hear any additional appeals from Michigan State University.