Roger Springfield arraigned on Syracuse surveillance charges

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Wednesday January 16th, 2013

The evolving Roger Springfield surveillance scandal has cast a pall over Syracuse University athletics. (AP) The evolving Roger Springfield surveillance scandal has cast a pall over Syracuse University athletics. (AP)

Former Syracuse media director Roger Springfield, fired in December by the university, has been formally charged with unlawful surveillance after being accused of secretly videotaping Syracuse athletes -- including football players -- in their locker rooms. It gets ickier, if you'd like to read as far down as Springfield's attorney's thoughts on the matter:

The defense lawyer said he didn't want to disclose his defense strategy at this point.

But he also said he did not believe the prosecution would be able to argue the players had an expectation of privacy in the locker room after games.

university has since released a statement
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