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BRV, Inc. v. Superior Ct. (Dunsmuir Joint Union High Sch. Dist.), C050224

Writ petition challenging trial court's decision to uphold defendant school board's refusal to release investigative report regarding allegations of misconduct by the school district's superintendent -- after superintendent agreed to resign in exchange for payment and promise to keep report confidential -- is granted as the Public Records Act requires disclosure of the entire report, however all names other than the superintendent or elected members of the board, shall be redacted.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/29/2006
  • Published 09/29/2006

Judges

  • NICHOLSON, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Law Offices of Walter P. McNeill and Walter P. McNeill, Redding, for Petitioner., Levy, Ram & Olson, Karl Olson, San Francisco, and Thomas W. Newton, Sacramento, for California Newspaper Publishers Association., Karlene Goller, Los Angeles, for Los Angeles Times Communications LLC., Harold W. Fusion, Jr., for The Copley Press, Inc. as Amici Curiae on behalf of Petitioner., Halkides, Morgan & Kelley and John P. Kelley, for Real Party in Interest Dunsmuir Joint Union High School District., Enochian & Kenny, John Sullivan Kenny, and Mark D. Norcross, Redding, for Real Party in Interest Robert Morris.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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