Briefings sent to court back U. of I. in records dispute

The U.S. Department of Justice and a group of higher education organizations each filed briefs in federal court Wednesday arguing that the University of Illinois was prohibited by a federal privacy law from releasing information about hundreds of well-connected college applicants, reports the Chicago Tribune. The briefs back the university’s position in an ongoing legal dispute with the Chicago Tribune over student records stemming from the newspaper’s 2009 “Clout Goes to College” investigation…

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