Jordan Johnson trial

Jordan Johnson case goes to jury today

Jordan Johnson case goes to jury today

The single charge pending against Jordan Johnson, former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback, is sexual intercourse without consent.

Doctors duel over PTSD diagnosis for Johnson accuser

Doctors duel over PTSD diagnosis for Johnson accuser

Doctors dueled over a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder Thursday in the final day of testimony in the rape trial of former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson.

Jordan Johnson to jurors: 'She never said no'

Jordan Johnson to jurors: 'She never said no'

The woman who accused former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson of raping her never said no the first and only time they had sex, Johnson testified Wednesday.

Johnson recounts meeting woman accusing him of rape

Johnson recounts meeting woman accusing him of rape

Jordan Johnson took the witness stand in his own defense Monday and told a seven-woman, five-man jury how he met the woman who says the former University of Montana quarterback raped her.

Lead detective in Johnson case: City revised policy on sexual assaults

Lead detective in Johnson case: City revised policy on sexual assaults

A Missoula police detective testified Friday in the rape trial of former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson that the police department revised its policy regarding sexual assault victims last year.

Jordan Johnson: 'I could never do that'

Jordan Johnson: 'I could never do that'

Jordan Johnson told Missoula police detectives who interviewed the former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback after he was accused of rape that he’s not the kind of person who would do something like that.

UM dean: Alleged rape victim sobbed in her arms

UM dean: Alleged rape victim sobbed in her arms

The woman who says she was raped by former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson wept in a dean’s arms after seeing Johnson on campus the first time after the Feb. 4, 2012, incident, the dean testified Wednesday.

Details emerge in 1st week of Jordan Johnson rape trial

Details emerge in 1st week of Jordan Johnson rape trial

The rape trial of Jordan Johnson resumes Wednesday in Missoula County District Court after Monday’s holiday and Judge Karen Townsend’s regular law and motions day on Tuesday.

Missoula rape trial serves as lesson, civic engagement for crowd

Missoula rape trial serves as lesson, civic engagement for crowd

The trial of former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson has attracted a room full of spectators all week long.

Nurse details accuser's injuries in Jordan Johnson rape trial

Nurse details accuser's injuries in Jordan Johnson rape trial

The nurse practitioner who performed a medical examination on the woman who said she was raped by former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson testified Friday that the woman’s injuries were consistent with “sexual trauma.”

Expert witness at Johnson trial says rape victims behave in unexpected ways

Expert witness at Johnson trial says rape victims behave in unexpected ways

People who’ve been raped, especially by acquaintances, behave in all sorts of ways that might not seem to make sense, an expert witness testified Thursday in the rape trial of former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.

Woman recounts alleged rape by Jordan Johnson

Woman recounts alleged rape by Jordan Johnson

The woman who says former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson raped her a year ago testified Wednesday that she enjoyed making out with Johnson that night – up to a point.

Prosecution, defense detail cases in Johnson rape trial; woman briefly testifies

Prosecution, defense detail cases in Johnson rape trial; woman briefly testifies

She said no, again and again, both in words and by pushing him away. “This case is about a young woman who was horribly betrayed by someone she trusted,” said prosecuting attorney Adam Duerk in his opening statement Monday in the rape trial of former University of Montana quarterback Jordan …

Jury of 7 women, 5 men chosen in Jordan Johnson trial

Jury of 7 women, 5 men chosen in Jordan Johnson trial

A jury of seven women and five men has been seated in the rape trial of former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson.

Johnson trial: Would-be jurors quizzed about date rape

Johnson trial: Would-be jurors quizzed about date rape

Several had heard entirely too much about the case in bars. One said she was a die-hard University of Montana Grizzlies fan, likely unable to be impartial. And another felt deeply uncomfortable with what he saw as the “he said-she said” nature of some date rape cases.

Former Montana QB's rape trial to begin Friday

Former Montana QB's rape trial to begin Friday

HELENA — Just weeks after a University of Montana student claimed she was raped by the quarterback of the football team, the coach enthusiastically welcomed him back to spring drills and lauded his "character and tremendous moral fiber."

Judge limits number of character witnesses in Johnson rape trial

Judge limits number of character witnesses in Johnson rape trial

Former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson can call only five character witnesses during his trial that starts Friday, and none can testify as to whether they believe he’s capable of committing the rape of which he’s accused.

Jury selection in Jordan Johnson rape trial moved to larger venue

Jury selection in Jordan Johnson rape trial moved to larger venue

Jury selection in next month’s rape trial of former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson will be held at the Holiday Inn because no courtroom in Missoula is large enough to handle it, a judge said Tuesday.

Jury pool of 400 to be called for ex-QB's rape trial

Jury pool of 400 to be called for ex-QB's rape trial

Four-hundred people will be called as potential jurors when former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson goes on trial for rape, a Missoula County District Court judge said Tuesday.

Ex-quarterback's lawyers want to interview accuser

Ex-quarterback's lawyers want to interview accuser

Former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson’s defense attorneys have pooh-poohed the prosecution’s motion seeking information in his rape case as “speculative, dramatic and without merit.”

Judge won't give former UM quarterback all of accuser's texts

Judge won't give former UM quarterback all of accuser's texts

A Missoula judge has denied former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson’s request for redacted text messages from a woman who’s accused him of rape. Johnson is set to go on trial Feb. 8, 2013, in Missoula County District Court on a single charge of sexual intercourse without cons…

February date set for former UM quarterback's rape trial

February date set for former UM quarterback's rape trial

Former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson’s rape trial is scheduled for Feb. 8 in Missoula County District Court.

Missoula County assigns 5 prosecutors to Jordan Johnson rape case

Missoula County assigns 5 prosecutors to Jordan Johnson rape case

Five prosecutors, including an assistant attorney general and an attorney in private practice, are pursuing the rape case against former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.

Rape trial likely in February for former Griz QB Johnson

Rape trial likely in February for former Griz QB Johnson

Former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson likely will go to trial in February on a charge that he raped a fellow student.

Judge denies motions to dismiss ex-Griz Johnson's rape charge

Judge denies motions to dismiss ex-Griz Johnson's rape charge

A Missoula County District Court judge has denied separate defense motions to dismiss the rape charge against former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson.

Prosecutor wants text messages sealed in rape case against suspended Griz QB

Prosecutor wants text messages sealed in rape case against suspended Griz QB

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office is concerned that the rape case against suspended University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson is becoming “a trial of the victim.”

Ex-Griz quarterback Johnson enrolls for fall semester at UM

The attorney for former University of Montana starting quarterback Jordan Johnson, accused of rape, said his client is still enrolled at UM.

Ex-QB's attorney: Produce records of alleged rape victim or dismiss charges

Ex-QB's attorney: Produce records of alleged rape victim or dismiss charges

An attorney for a suspended University of Montana quarterback accused of rape says that if the state doesn’t immediately produce voluminous records – including the alleged victim’s medical and school records dating to when she was 5 years old – the case against Jordan Johnson should be dismissed.

Defense seeks dismissal of Johnson rape charge, cites 'cherry-picked' facts

Defense seeks dismissal of Johnson rape charge, cites 'cherry-picked' facts

The Missoula County Attorney’s Office was trying to send a message that it takes sexual assault seriously when it “cherry-picked” facts in charging suspended University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson with rape, a motion to dismiss that charge claims.

Suspended Griz QB Jordan Johnson pleads not guilty to rape

Suspended Griz QB Jordan Johnson pleads not guilty to rape

Suspended University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson pleaded not guilty to rape Tuesday in Missoula County District Court.

Uncertainty surrounds opening of Griz camp

Uncertainty surrounds opening of Griz camp

The 2012 Montana Grizzlies were already heading into fall camp with a new coach, new coordinators, and a new tight ends and special teams coach.

Grizzly QB Jordan Johnson charged with rape

Grizzly QB Jordan Johnson charged with rape

University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson, accused in March of rape, was formally charged late Tuesday afternoon with sexual intercourse without consent. The felony charge, which carries a potential sentence of two years to life in prison, was filed just before the close of business i…

Griz making plans with Jordan Johnson on the roster

Griz making plans with Jordan Johnson on the roster

PARK CITY, Utah – Jordan Johnson’s place at the University of Montana may be in question, but in UM’s football media packet he’s the starting quarterback.

NCAA investigating University of Montana football program

NCAA investigating University of Montana football program

The NCAA notified the University of Montana on Jan. 30 that it is investigating the Grizzlies football team, though the particulars of the investigation are unknown.

UM: Griz QB still on football roster, enrolled for fall classes

UM: Griz QB still on football roster, enrolled for fall classes

University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson remains enrolled as a UM student and is still on the team roster, Associate Commissioner of Higher Education Kevin McRae said Tuesday.

Investigation into alleged rape by Griz QB sent to county attorney's office

Investigation into alleged rape by Griz QB sent to county attorney's office

The investigation into a rape allegation against University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson has moved to the Missoula County Attorney’s Office.

University of Montana fires football coach, athletic director

University of Montana fires football coach, athletic director

Under scrutiny for its handling of sexual assault allegations involving athletes, the University of Montana on Thursday fired both football coach Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O’Day.

Griz QB allowed back at practice by legal misunderstanding, says woman's attorney

The lawyer representing a University of Montana student who accused Grizzlies starting quarterback Jordan Johnson of sexual assault believes the university’s decision to allow Johnson to resume spring drills with the team stems from a legal misunderstanding.

Grizzlies QB returns on approval of Athletic Conduct Team

On Friday Jordan Johnson had his temporary restraining order dismissed in favor of a civil agreement that mandates he and his accuser avoid contact.

TRO dismissed against Griz QB; new civil agreement forbids contact with accuser

TRO dismissed against Griz QB; new civil agreement forbids contact with accuser

The temporary order of protection filed against University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson was dismissed Friday in favor of a civil agreement that forbids any contact between Johnson and a UM student who said he sexually assaulted her.

Hearing on restraining order against Griz QB accused of rape delayed

A hearing on a temporary restraining order filed against starting Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson has been postponed to March 27.

UM student accuses Grizzlies quarterback of rape

UM student accuses Grizzlies quarterback of rape

A University of Montana student has made a police report alleging starting Grizzlies quarterback Jordan Johnson raped her, according to the Missoula Police Department.

Woman claims sexual assault by Griz QB; court issues TRO

Woman claims sexual assault by Griz QB; court issues TRO

University of Montana Grizzlies starting quarterback Jordan Johnson is to appear in court next week to counter a temporary restraining order granted to a woman who says he sexually assaulted her.

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