Oct 192016
 
 October 19, 2016  Court, Laws, U.S.

AP reports:

Pennsylvania’s highest court says the right to personal privacy in government records is guaranteed by the state constitution, as it reversed a lower court ruling involving public school employees’ home addresses.

Tuesday’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling came in a seven-year-old Right-to-Know Law case.

In the 33-page decision, the justices say the right to informational privacy may not be violated unless outweighed by a public interest favoring disclosure.

Read more on WKBN.

The case is PSEA v. DCED. You can find the opinion here.

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