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Legal questions answered by Steve Key.

Q&A: Access to police complaint

From the Tribune-Star (Terre Haute): Q: I received a response to our Access to Public Records Act request made to West Terre Haute officials regarding the termination of a police officer. The response seems to be an attempt to suppress the…
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Q&A: Follow-up records requests

From The Banner: Q: We've asked our local department of health for a record request that includes specific dates and any applicable records created while they are compiling our records. The department said they would only honor the request…
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Q&A: Charges for public records

From The News and Tribune (Jeffersonville): Q: I have a question related to a Department of Child Services case we’ve asked you about before. We requested hundreds of pages of documents from DCS regarding Alexis Arensman, a 3-year-old who…
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Q&A: School surveillance video

From The Herald (Jasper): Q: We filed a request to view video from the school gym, which may show a coach acting inappropriately, and obtain a copy of it. We received a letter from the school corporation denying us access. The…
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