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Carlson v. Pima County

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Carlsonvs.Pima County
Number: 141 Ariz. at 491, 687 P.2d at 1246
Year: 1984
State: Arizona
Court: Arizona Supreme Court
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Other lawsuits in 1984
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The court eliminated the distinction between public records and "other matters," in favor of a comparison of the interests of privacy and the policy of openness with regard to whether records should be released
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Carlson v. Pima County was a case before Arizona Supreme Court in 1984 concerning the release of prison "offense reports" and the personal records of inmates.

Important precedents

  • The court ruled in favor of the inmate and in so doing, eliminated the distinction between public records and "other matters," in favor of a comparison of the interests of privacy and the policy of openness with regard to whether records should be released[1].

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References

  1. Ruling of Grifia v Pinal County pg 10