Judge Rules Louisville Made ‘Deliberate Attempt’ to Hide Basketball Scandals

Judge Rules Louisville Made ‘Deliberate Attempt’ to Hide Basketball Scandals

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A judge determined Wednesday the University of Louisville likely attempted to keep information from the public related to the school’s ongoing college basketball scandal, WDRB’s Jason Riley reported.

Riley shared the ruling from Jefferson Circuit Judge Barry Willett:

“The University has consistently refused to produce those records based on an unreasonably narrow interpretation of Dr. [Peter] Hasselbacher’s open records request. Moreover, the University has never articulated a plausible legal basis for denying Dr. Hasselbacher access to those records. Under the circumstances, the University’s conduct appears to be nothing more than a deliberate attempt to conceal information that it considers to be embarrassing and damaging to its reputation.” 

Louisville filed suit against Hasselbacher in October 2016 after the Kentucky attorney general ruled the university violated the state’s open records law

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