I tell you what – there are days when I read shit like this and shake my head. For me, sometimes the wonder isn’t so much that many cases of on-campus sexual assault involving student-athletes aren’t properly resolved, as it is that the victims are willing to report them in the first place. (At least the basketball players in question were kicked off the team and out of school.)
Oh, and the punchline in this particular case?
UO public records officer Lisa Thornton in an email cited the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, attorney-client privilege and “applicable exemptions and exclusions from the Oregon Public Records law” as reasons for the redactions.
FERPA giveth and FERPA taketh away. Convenient for the schools, anyway.