Texas Tech Regent Jerry Turner responds to Leach lawsuit

As both sides in Mike Leach's lawsuit against Texas Tech await a judge's ruling on which aspects if any go to trial one of the university's regent defendants answers the former coach's claims against him and asks that they be dismissed.

Vice Chairman Jerry Turner filing a response in his individual capacity.

Turner's answer contends none of the lawsuit claims are allowable against an individual that Turner cannot be sued personally for actions he took as a public officer and that Turner's statements that Leach deems defamatory in his pleadings are truthful and protected statements of opinion.

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