Montana Supreme Court to hear Krakauer records case

The Montana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in Jon Krakauer v. State of Montana and Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian.

Investigative journalist and bestselling author Krakauer is seeking records related to the decision to vacate former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson's expulsion after multiple university proceedings found him guilty of rape.

In 2013, a jury acquitted Johnson of sexual intercourse without consent in Missoula County District Court. The court has scheduled oral arguments Wednesday at Montana State University in Bozeman. An introduction is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Strand Union Building, Ballroom A. Continue…