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Wisconsin State Supreme Court rulings favor open records, meetings
If the city of Cudahy doesn’t work out the agreement with Sportsites, the closed meeting may have an impact on the lawsuit. The situation is different, but the ruling could be applied. I am not a lawyer, so the specific meanings and exact ruling may not apply, but they might. The court says excluding the public from closed meetings doesn't automatically shield a government body from the open records and meeting request in a lawsuit.
Court rulings favor open records, meetings
Madison - The state Supreme Court said today that government bodies can't keep information from closed meetings from people involved in lawsuits.
The Supreme Court reversed a state appeals court finding that former Whitnall School District gifted and talented supervisor, Barbara Sands, was not entitled to information about what school board members said during a closed meeting about not renewing her contract.
The Supreme Court says people involved in lawsuits should be entitled to such information. The court says excluding the public from closed meetings doesn't automatically shield a government body from those requests.