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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

Office Of Open Records

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

Right-to-Know Law

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

Philadelphia Commission On Human Relations

Commonwealth Court: MVR Videos Are Public

Commonwealth Court today issued an opinion (Pennsylvania State Police v. Michelle Grove) holding that “video recordings of interaction between law enforcement officers and members of the public in a public place” are not exempt from disclosure and, thus, are public records under the Right-to-Know Law. 118 more words

Right-to-Know Law

Truebright Charter School Ends Battle To Fight Closure

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than fighting for its life in court.

The board of the Truebright Science Academy, in the Olney section of the city, has decided to give up its legal fight and close down, leaving 350 students and 35 employees looking for new schools and jobs. 137 more words


Pennsylvania Court Rejects Law On Municipal Gun Ordinances

HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – A state appellate court is striking down a Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for gun-rights advocates to dismantle local gun ordinances. 229 more words