OH PRA Requires Prisoners to Obtain Court Order Finding that Requested Records are Necessary to Support Valid Claim
The Supreme Court of Ohio held that the PRA required prisoners to first obtain an order from their sentencing judge finding that the requested documents were necessary to support a justifiable claim. Thus, the Court affirmed the lower court’s dismissal of the case. See: State ex rel. Russell v. Thornton, 111 Ohio St.3d 409, 856 N.E.2d 966 (Ohio, 2006), reconsideration denied.
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State ex rel. Russell v. Thornton
|Cite||111 Ohio St.3d 409, 856 N.E.2d 966 (Ohio, 2006)|
|Level||State Supreme Court|