Court sets jury trial date in Spierer case

In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Robert and Charlene Spierer display a photo of their missing daughter Lauren Spierer taken by a video surveillance camera in her apartment building on the night she disappeared, during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind.  A federal judge is set to hear arguments Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 on a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Spierers against three men who were with their daughter the night of her disappearance. The lawsuit claims the fellow IU students gave Spierer alcohol, then failed to make sure the 20-year-old Greenburgh, N.Y., native made it back to her Bloomington apartment safely after a night of partying in June 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, file)
In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Robert and Charlene Spierer display a photo of their missing daughter Lauren Spierer taken by a video surveillance camera in her apartment building on the night she disappeared, during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind. A federal judge is set to hear arguments Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 on a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Spierers against three men who were with their daughter the night of her disappearance. The lawsuit claims the fellow IU students gave Spierer alcohol, then failed to make sure the 20-year-old Greenburgh, N.Y., native made it back to her Bloomington apartment safely after a night of partying in June 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –  Federal Judge Tim A. Baker has set a jury trial date in a lawsuit the parents of Lauren Spierer filed against former IU students Jason Rosenbaum and Corey Rossman.

The lawsuit was originally filed last June in U.S. District Court. The parents of Lauren Spierer claimed Rosenbaum and Rossman owed her a “duty of care.”

Rossman said he “had no control or right of control” over Spierer, who disappeared June 3, 2011, after partying with friends in Bloomington.

The court says the jury trial will begin on May 4, 2015 at 9 a.m.

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