Ga. student sues Board of Regents for budget docs
ATLANTA (AP) — A
former student journalist at Georgia Perimeter College has filed a
lawsuit against the university system's Board of Regents for failing to
produce documents under the state's open records law.
Schick, past editor of the student newspaper, had been seeking records
related to the college's budget shortfall and layoffs. The lawsuit was
filed Monday in Fulton County.
Schick is seeking an injunction
compelling the university system to comply with his requests. The
lawsuit claims the university system has not produced all the records
requested and engaged in “obstruction, delay and at times outright
Regents' spokesman John Millsaps told the
Atlanta Journal-Constitution he's unaware of the lawsuit, and system
policy prohibits commenting on pending litigation.
Schick is receiving legal counsel through the Student Press Law Center.