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City Offers Grace Period For Police Officers Living Outside City Limits

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Amnesty is sometimes offered to people who live outside the law, but now the City of Pittsburgh is offering it to police officers who live outside the city, violating the residency requirement. 335 more words

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OOR's In Camera Power Upheld

In Township of Worcester v. Office of Open Records and James Mollick, the Commonwealth Court has reaffirmed that the OOR’s Appeals Officers — the attorneys who review appeals under the Right-to-Know Law and issue Final Determinations — have the authority to order… 383 more words

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Court Restores Mandate That Police Live Within Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A divided Pennsylvania appeals court is restoring a requirement that Pittsburgh police officers live within the city limits.

Commonwealth Court ruled 4 to 3 on Thursday that an arbitration panel shouldn’t have inserted a clause into the police union contract that’s let officers live within 25 miles of the City-County Building. 111 more words

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Fewer than 10% of OOR Decisions Get Appealed

A conversation on Twitter earlier today caused me to investigate (more accurately, caused me to ask someone in the office to investigate) how many Final Determinations issued by the… 118 more words

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Commonwealth Court Ruling on Copyright Act

How Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law intersects with the federal Copyright Act was at the center of a case decided by Commonwealth Court earlier today.

In Jihad Ali v. 154 more words

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2nd Commonwealth Court Decision on MVRs

Commonwealth Court has again ruled that mobile video recordings (MVRs), such as dashcam videos, are public records.

In the new case, Pennsylvania State Police v. Casey Grove… 49 more words

Right-to-Know Law

PCHR disappointed in SEPTA ruling

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, defendant in a lawsuit by SEPTA regarding jurisdiction over the transportation system, issued the following statement in response to… 221 more words

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