The Star Tribune reports that 70-year-old attorney Clark Griffith was charged for exposing himself to a 24-year-old female student.
Griffith was an adjunct professor at the William Mitchell College of Law, having resigned since the event of exposure. He had been communicating with the female student for a one-on-one clinic in which she had requested that he participate.
The student described herself as having to touch him with his pants down "while people were driving by and walking their dog behind the car." The ex-professor reportedly texted her, requesting she address her grievances directly to him and refrain from reporting the incident to authorities. He expressed distress that the incident would ruin his life.
According to the Star Tribune, the student reported the situation to the law school administrators the following day.
Clark Griffith's father was the owner of the Minnesota Twins until 1984. According to the CCGPA, Griffith is also Chairman of the Sports Law Division of the American Bar Association Sports and Entertainment Law Forum, as well as Vice Chairman of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University.
CCGPA reports that Griffith earned a History degree at Dartmouth College. He earned is doctorate at William Mitchell College of Law.
Griffith was reported to have said in a text message to the student, "now I risk life, marriage, career and reputation. ..."
Griffith will make a court appearance in June.