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A Warning, a Crusade, and a Public Reckoning at the U. of Florida

Huntley Johnson, a local attorney known for representing University of Florida athletes who get into trouble, sent the university some demands. He requested changes in how sexual-assault cases are handled, including how accused students are treated during an investigation. He also wanted the university to pay nearly $400,000 of the legal fees of the football player. If those conditions weren’t met, Mr. Johnson wrote, there would be consequences. A month later, the university hadn’t complied.