Aug 282009
 August 28, 2009  Posted by  Court, U.S., Workplace

Levi Pulkkinen of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has a follow-up to an earlier news story about a nurse’s union seeking an emergency injunction to bar the release of prison nurses’ names to two inmates who had filed for the information under freedom of information law:

Following a brief hearing, King County Superior Court Judge Michael Fox ordered that the nurses’ names would not be released until a trial can be held next year.

The decision followed a lawsuit filed by the Washington State Nurses Association, whose members had learned in late July that King County was prepared to release the full names of nurses at both county facilities to accused child killer Joel Zellmer and murder defendant Myron Wynn following separate public records requests from both men.

Read more on the the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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