University of Louisville sues retired professor over records
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A retired University of Louisville medical school professor who writes a blog is being sued by his former employer after he requested records related to a ban on postseason play for the men’s basketball team.
Media outlets report the university filed a lawsuit Sept. 30 in Jefferson Circuit Court seeking to reverse an attorney general’s opinion that it violated the Kentucky Open Records Act by not giving Dr. Peter Hasselbacher the documents.
Ramsey announced the one-year ban in February after an escort said a former Louisville staffer paid her and other dancers to have sex with recruits and players.
The university’s attorneys say the school would have preferred to name the attorney general’s office as the defendant but was required by law to name Hasselbacher, who is a professor emeritus.
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