Debate continues over open records, Marcy’s Law

From DodgertonSkillhause on Morguefile

The Wisconsin Department of Justice recently issued guidelines to help clear up confusion over how Marcy’s Law interacts with Wisconsin’s open records law.

Now, Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt, is asking the DOJ to go a step further and draw a bright line defining the separation between the state constitutional amendment protecting victims rights and Wisconsin’s open records law.

The debate could affects the public and media’s ability to access records, and in this case, the concern is over police records.

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