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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 25, 2014

The judge handling the case involving four former Vanderbilt University football players accused in the videotaped rape of an unconscious student sealed more than 100 pages of exhibits on Monday, the Tennessean reports. Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins ordered the records to be sealed after a complaint from the victim that they contained photographs, identifying information and medical records. “The Court finds that the alleged victim has a right under the Tennessee Constitution to be free from intimidation, harassment and abuse throughout the criminal justice system," Watkins wrote in his order.