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 January 31, 2011  Court

Peggy Wright reports:

A person cannot have an expectation of privacy if his or her criminal record has been expunged but then publicly made known if the disseminated information is accurate, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously today.

The state’s highest court dismissed a libel and defamation lawsuit that a former political aide referred to only as G.D. filed against the Hudson County Democratic Organization Inc. and Bernard Kenny, its chief executive officer in 2007, and political strategists.

Read more on The Daily Record.

It seems that once again, a U.S. court has pretty much denied any “right to be forgotten.”

Eugene Volokh also discusses the case on The Volokh Conspiracy.

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