For the first time in at least five years, UCF SGA impeachment witness interviews will be open to the public.

According to Chad Binette, a UCF spokesperson, “Any interviews conducted would be part of LJR committee meetings, and no meetings have been scheduled at this time.”

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LJR committee meetings are open to the public. Binette said no interviews had been conducted yet and that he’d keep KnightNews.com updated “as any meetings are scheduled.”

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In the past, SGA allowed LJR members to gather behind closed doors — outside of the regular public committee meetings — to conduct witness interviews. SGA statutes claimed the closed witness interviews were allowed under an exception to the Sunshine Law for “fact-finding” missions. However, as KnightNews.com reported yesterday, lawyers disagreed that the exception applied.

Stay with KnightNews.com to keep updated with the impeachment, including when the witness interviews will be.