Last week, we brought you the story of a Michigan 2L that got caught up in a prostitution scandal with a university professor. The story generated a lot of discussion, including some comments apparently generated by the 2L herself.
A long comment was posted in the thread about the 2L, and sent to U-M Law listserve telling the other side of the story:
I’m the girl who got into the mess with the professor. I posted a version of this in the comments on ATL, because using my uniquename email on lawopen means outing myself, which gives the press permission to publish my name. Fortunately, one of my classmates has offered to transmit this message to you on my behalf. Those of you
who don’t know who I am yet will find out soon enough.
We can’t confirm that the 2L in question actually wrote this message. But we can confirm that the message was sent to the entire U-M Law community, and that many of our sources believe the message to be authentic.
Clear as we can tell, the Michigan 2L wants and deserves an opportunity to clear the record while maintaining her anonymity:
It’s difficult reading all of these things written about me without being able to offer an explanation/defense/vignette:
After the jump, you can read the full message.