National Freedom of Information Coalition
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Study: Ohio Supreme Court most often rules against open records

The Ohio Supreme Court, which serves as the ultimate referee in fights for public records, most often sides with the government, a new analysis from the Ohio Coalition for Open Government shows.

The group analyzed court rulings and justices’ votes in 32 open-government cases before the Ohio Supreme Court since 2010 and found that 12 went in favor of open government while 20 favored restricting or denying access. Continue…