Hearing Scheduled for Michigan Student's PPO Request

By: AP
By: AP

N ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- A judge is set to hold a hearing on whether the openly gay student assembly president at the University of Michigan should be granted a personal protection order against an assistant state attorney general.

Chris Armstrong filed for the PPO last month, citing frequent harassment by Andrew Shirvell over a five-month period.

A hearing is scheduled for Monday afternoon before Judge Nancy Francis at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor.

The 21-year-old Michigan Student Assembly president says the 30-year-old lawyer heckled him during a speech, showed up at a late-night party at his off-campus house and called the Washington office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where Armstrong held an internship.

Shirvell went on personal leave last week.

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  • by PD on Oct 4, 2010 at 04:09 PM
    I think he should be given the PPO because first of all why should it matter that he is gay and a president of of the student assembly.The Assisant AG should not concern himself with it and in my opinion he should be out of office just based on his behavior.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 4, 2010 at 09:27 AM
    Would this even make the news if he was not gay?
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