State cannot exclude confidential records from inmate’s open records request for his own records: DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS V. CHESTNUT (SC 4/24/2008)

DEPT OF CORRECTIONS V. CHESTNUT
CRIMINAL:  Open records statute
2006-SC-000086-DG.pdf
PUBLISHED: AFFIRMNG
OPINION BY MINTON; CUNNINGHAM NOT SITTING
FRANKLIN COUNTY
DATE RENDERED: 4/24/2008 -72

SC affirmed CA ruling that Department of Corrections must comply with inmate’s open record request to see his entire inmate file, excluding confidential items. The request was not too broad or overly vague.

Digested by Scott Byrd, Olgin and Byrd Attorneys

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