Conn. High Court: Public Universities Can Withhold Records

May 2012
Information Management Journal;May/Jun2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p6
The article discusses the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling in the case, University of Connecticut v. Freedom of Information Commission, related to the information sought by former state Representative Jonathan Pelto from the University of Connecticut (UConn). Pelto requested information such as names of season ticket holders of the athletic department, and the library's donor database. The Court ruled that public universities have rights to withhold records under the trade secret exemption.


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