Judge tosses ex-Minnesota players’ suit against university

Published 8:45 am Wednesday, June 26, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine former University of Minnesota football players who claimed their rights were violated after a woman alleged she was the victim of a gang rape in 2016.

The Star Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank found no merit to claims that the men were subjected to “extreme gender bias” due to pressure to crack down on alleged sexual offenders.

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