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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Supreme Court Ruling in (Kim) Koenig v. City of Bainbridge Island

This Seattle Times story describes a ruling on the disclosure of investigations of police officers.

Here is the Supreme Court majority opinion. The concurrence/dissent is here. it is a must-read.

Note: Michele Earl-Hubbard and Chris Roslaniec of Allied Law Group filed a "friend of the court" brief in this case arguing for disclosure.