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Civil District Court Rules on Motion in Council Emails Case, Result is that Citizens' Private Information Remains Protected; No Cost to Public for Review of Emails at Issue; And Council Has Fulfilled Its Public Records Request Obligations

Council Files Civil District Court Motion in Emails Case Asks that Public Records Requests Be More Specific and that Requestors, Not the Public, Pay Costs Associated with Review Necessary to Protect Citizens' Private Information

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6/3/09 – Council Reaches Out to Remind Citizens That Email Communications with the Council Might be Classified as Public Record

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City Council Email Public Records Case: December 2008 – July 2009

6/23/09 – Civil District Court Motion filed on June 23

5/6/09 – Transcript: Civil District Court Hearing before Judge Landrieu

3/12/09 – Transcript: Civil District Court Hearing before Judge Medley

3/4/09 – Transcript: Civil District Court Hearing before Judge Medley