Court ruling on appeals still having ripple effect

We’ve written previously about a court ruling that appears to put the burden on requesters to match their wits against agency lawyers when appealing to the open records office.

Here’s a blog post from the Morning Call in Allentown about how that court ruling played out when a food company (which presumably would have lawyers at its disposal, so would be at less of a disadvantage than a citizen) asked Pennsylvania’s health department for records about salmonella complaints and investigations.

 

 

 

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