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Deliberative Process Exemption

Here is a list of major FOIA court decisions and their effect on the Indiana Access to Public Records Act.
(The cases are listed alphabetically. To order them by year please click the icon next to the Year heading)

" Year Precedent
Gallagher v. Marion County Victim Advocate Program, Inc. 1980
Indiana Civil Liberties Union v. Indiana Gen. Assembly 1986
Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Ass'n Inc. v. Indianapolis Newspapers, Inc. 1991 This case established that private agencies which receive public funds are subject to the act, whether or not the state auditor board was exercising its right to conduct the audits.
Indianapolis Star v. Trustees of Indiana University 2003 1.) That deliberative and personal information should be redacted, if possible, and the remaining information released to the public.

2.) That police investigation records retain their exempt status despite a lack of intention to prosecute.

Pigman v. Evansville Press 1989
Riggin v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University 1986
State ex rel. Colescott v. King 1900