Lengthy Legal Battle to Gain Access to Public Documents

Henley, Deborah
June 2003
Nieman Reports;Summer2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p101
Presents the conflict between 'The News Journal' and state agencies of the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System over the newspaper reporters gaining access to the state's criminal justice database. Specific information sought by the newspaper; Legal issues involved in gaining access to the database; Lessons about obtaining access to government data.


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