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 July 21, 2012  Court, Youth & Schools

Educational records in the possession of prosecutors during a criminal investigation are not confidential and can be released to the public, a Florida judge has ruled.

The ruling, by Judge Marc L. Lubet of Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit, came in a case involving records at Florida A&M University that had been used in a criminal investigation into hazing at the university.

The university had originally turned over the records, which included students’ undergraduate admission applications, after the records were subpoenaed by prosecutors in December 2011.

Read more on  SPLC.

via @MarshallYoum

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