From Courthouse News Service: WASHINGTON (CN) – A death row lawyer who says police got the wrong guy cannot access law enforcement records on the supposed true culprit, a federal judge ruled.
Blythe Taplin, a lawyer with the nonprofit Capital Appeals Project in New Orleans, had asked the FBI on behalf of her client Rogers Lacaze to release such documents.
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From The Times Tribune: An open records appeal by Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell got a response from the state attorney general’s office dated May 15.
And it states Whitley County Jailer Ken Mobley “subverted” Kentucky’s Open Records Act in response to a request made by the sheriff earlier this year.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the FBI’s decision to redact information from records sought under the Freedom of Information Act by a Tennessee death row inmate.
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