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SJC Hears Oral Arguments over Request for Records of Show Cause Hearings

Massachusetts has a unique system for certain criminal complaints, where both a police officer or private individual can apply for a criminal complaint and a clerk magistrate will decide whether there is probable cause for a criminal complaint to be issued. This process … Continue reading

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After 6 Week Trial, New York Doctor And Physical Therapist Found Guilty Of Health Care Fraud, Conspiracy to Make False Statements Relating to Health Care Programs Medicare And Medicaid and Other Counts With Allegations of Sham Owner, Falsified Medical Records, Kickbacks.

A recent health care fraud case involved the alleged unlicensed practice of medicine and a  physician allegedly posing as the owner of medical clinics in order to satisfy New York  law that medical clinics be owned and operated by a medical … Continue reading

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A police officer's personnel records are exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law during and after he or she leaves public service

Public Officers Law §87[2][a]) provides that "[a]ll personnel records used to evaluate performance toward continued employment or promotion, under the control of any police agency . . . [,] shall be considered confidential and not subject to inspection or review … Continue reading

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Are Divorce Records Public Information?

Like birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage certificates, divorce records are typically considered public records in Arizona. The ultimate goal is to ensure a transparent court system that’s open to public scrutiny, though this often results in private, possibly embarrassing … Continue reading

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Medical records related "solely to an employer's hiring practices" are not available to the applicant pursuant to New York's Public Health Law §18 unless necessary to make informed decisions concerning medical treatment

In this Article 78 proceeding the Plaintiff asked Supreme Court to [a] annul the New York-New Jersey Port Authority's [Authority] determination that he was not qualified to serve as a police officer in its public safety department in consideration of … Continue reading

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