- Associated Press - Thursday, December 14, 2017

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) - Civil attorneys for the students assaulted during a high school basketball team’s trip are demanding to see the 130 documents created during the production of a report on the school’s sexual harassment culture.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that attorneys for the plaintiffs suing the Hamilton County Department of Education filed a motion Monday to see the documents generated by attorney Courtney Bullard before her 24-page report on Ooltewah High School was released in August 2016.

The school district has yet to file a response, but previously argued that Bullard’s documents are protected by attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine. The plaintiffs’ attorneys argue that Bullard and the school district don’t have an attorney-client relationship, as the former was hired as an independent investigator.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide