Judge denies plaintiff request in UT rape lawsuit


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A judge has denied a woman’s request for a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit against the University of Tennessee, claiming the school violated Title IX and created an environment that enabled sexual assaults by student athletes.

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On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauge denied the plaintiff’s motion, saying she knew about the hearing for some time but chose to file the motion after business hours on a Friday before a three-day holiday weekend.

Monday was a holiday for federal offices. Judge Trauge said the plaintiff’s attorney did not follow the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure.

The plaintiff is expected to be at a hearing that could take place on Wednesday.

Click here to read more about the Title IX lawsuit against UT.

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Judge denies plaintiff request in UT rape lawsuit

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