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Michigan State Is Obstructing Larry Nassar Abuse Probe, Says Prosecutor

A special prosecutor has threatened to seek a search warrant against Michigan State University after accusing it of withholding “critical” documents that could determine how school officials handled allegations surrounding disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. The attorney general’s office said the college is “wrongfully withholding information,” but the school insisted it is cooperating, while also asserting attorney-client privilege in withholding some documents and redacting others. “Without knowing more specifics on what exactly MSU is accused of withholding, it’s hard for me to comment,” said Michigan State spokeswoman Emily Guerrant. “We have handed over more than 75,000 documents to the AG’s office, and have been thoroughly cooperating with their investigation.” However, investigator William Forsyth said he has not received the documents he needs to carry out his review, alleging that the university has provided “irrelevant” documents, including the school’s bedbug-control policy.