The Right-to-Know Law does not compel Attorney General Kathleen Kane to disclose pornographic emails sent or received by OAG employees using their work accounts, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled in Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General v. Philadelphia Inquirer
The Executive Director of the Office of Open Records (OOR) is not subject to the Governor’s constitutional power to remove his appointees at-will, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Arneson v. Wolf.
A video recording of a traffic stop was not exempt from disclosure as a criminal investigative record under the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) or the Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA), the Commonwealth Court ruled in Pennsylvania State Police v. Grove.
The Executive Director of the Office of Open Records (OOR) is independent from the executive branch and insulated from the Governor’s constitutional power to remove appointees at-will, a split en banc panel of the Commonwealth Court held in Arneson v. Wolf
Sample Data Collected by DEP during Study Exempt from Public Disclosure as Record of Non-criminal Investigation
Sample data collected by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in a radiation exposure study is exempt from disclosure under the Right-to-Know Law as a record of a non-criminal investigation, the Commonwealth Court held in Department of Environmental Protection v. Delaware Riverkeeper Network.