This week’s Law Tribune has a case summary of Elliott v. Warden, Doc. No. FIC 2008-627 (July 1, 2009). The case involves Connecticut General Statutes § 1-210(b)(18) and the public safety exception for Department of Corrections’ records. Elliot, an inmate, wanted records for July 4, 2008, when he claimed to have been placed in lock down during a staff cookout. The Commission said that the “safety risk” exception applied. You can read the full Final Decision on the FOIC website.
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