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Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council: Statement regarding the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling in Friends of Frame Park v. City of Waukesha

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Ruling undermines provision in open records law that allows litigants to recover actual costs and attorney's fees in cases in which access to records is wrongfully denied. The new standard created by this decision is whenever you feel like it, even after you have been sued for not complying.
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Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council: Statement regarding the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling in Friends of Frame Park v. City of Waukesha

The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling today in Friends of Frame Park vs. City of Waukesha is a body blow to the state’s traditions of open government. It undermines the provision in the open records law that allows litigants to recover actual costs and attorney’s fees in cases in which access to records is wrongfully denied. The court’s conservative majority has created new opportunities for authorities to deprive the public of access to public i…

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Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council statement regarding the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling in Friends of Frame Park v. City of Waukesha – Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council

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