Judge sets June hearing in U of Illinois FOIA lawsuit

 A Champaign County judge has set a June hearing for a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed against the University of Illinois by a professor denied a job at the school.

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1IIeH2F ) Champaign County Judge Thomas Difanis on Monday set a hearing for June 12. Professor Steve Salaita and his attorneys filed the lawsuit in November seeking public documents related to his case. The judge in June will rule on motions for summary judgment from both parties.

Difanis said if he doesn't grant summary judgment then he will begin hearing arguments immediately. Continue>>>