(BLOOMINGTON) - Attorneys for the two men being sued in federal court by the parents of missing IU student Lauren Spierer filed motions this week opposing a protective order that would keep evidence in the case private.
On January 29, Rob and Charlene Spierer requested the evidence in the case remain private. They don't want the sensitive information to be released because it could jeopardize the on-going criminal investigation and to ensure an impartial jury at trial could take place.
But the men's attorneys claim the information is not specific enough and does not demonstrate legitimate reasons to keep the information
The Spierers filed a civil suit last May against Jason Rosenbaum and Corey Rossman, who were among the last people seen with Lauren the night she disappeared, June 3, 2011. In the suit, the Spierers allege Rosenbaum and Rossman owed their daughter "duty of care" when they reportedly provided the then-20-year-old sophomore with alcohol when she was already intoxicated.
The Spierers claim Lauren had consumed several drinks with Rossman at Kilroy's Sports Bar and then attended a party at Rosenbaum's home where she continued to drink.
Following the party, Lauren and Rossman reportedly returned to Rossman's residence in the same complex. She then left and disappeared.
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