Tag Archives: FOIA

Surveillance Recordings Created by Private Entity “Public Records” Subject to FOIA Disclosure Where Law Enforcement Takes Possession of Such Records in Pending Investigation

In Amberg v. City of Dearborn, released on December 16, 2014, the Michigan Supreme Court has held that video surveillance created by a private entity but handed over to law enforcement officials for a pending misdemeanor investigation were public records … Continue reading

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Prins v. Michigan State Police II – Court of Appeals Remands for Circuit Court to Consider Reasonableness of Attorney Fees Award for State Police Violation of FOIA

This case has been up to the Supreme Court, which changed its mind on review, and then down again. ┬áThe first issue, which I previously wrote about, concerned the date the 180-day appeal period begins to run from denial of … Continue reading

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