The Wisconsin State Journal has filed an open records lawsuit against the Madison Police Department for refusing to release disciplinary records concerning a former police officer.
In New Jersey, a public school district has cost its taxpayers $50,000; first, by illegally witholding minutes of its meetings for which it has been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and the $15,000 legal bill of the newspaper that wanted the minutes, and second, by paying a law firm $33,000 to unsuccessfully defend its non-right to withhold the minutes.
Tennessee is in the market for an open records ombudsman.
A Kentucky newspaper makes use of that state’s open records laws to investigate why a former lieutenant governor of the state was removed from his position at a medical school.
Did an Indiana prosecutor violate that state’s open records law?