U Of Alabama In Huntsville Not Cooperating In Amy Bishop Civil Lawsuit, Say Victims' Families

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Attorneys for the University of Alabama in Huntsville argued today that estimates for millions of dollars in fees to retrieve records are reasonable in a lawsuit brought by the families of two UAH shooting victims. The filing by attorneys for the university, follows a motion to compel filed by attorneys representing the families of Dr. Maria Ragland Davis and Dr. Adriel Johnson, who have filed a lawsuit against convicted UAH shooter Amy Bishop, her husband and UAH Provost Dr. Vistasp Karbhari. Bishop entered a guilty plea in September for killing three UAH faculty members, including Ragland Davis, Johnson and UAH Biology Department Chariman Gopi Podila and attempting to kill three others on Feb. 12, 2010. She received a sentence of life in prison without parole and agreed to waive her appeal rights. Bishop later changed her mind and is appealing the case.

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