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Star Tribune Editorial Board: Shine More Light on Police Discipline

January 1, 2001

The Minnesota Coalition on Government Information and the ACLU of Minnesota are suing the City of Minneapolis, arguing that by classifying efforts to address police misconduct as "coaching," rather than "discipline," it is impermissibly sidestepping Minnesota's Government Data Practices Act and depriving the public of its right to know.

First Amendment Litigation Partner Leita Walker leads the Ballard Spahr team providing pro bono support on this matter. She is assisted by Isabella Salomão Nascimento, Emmy Parsons, and Matt Thornton.

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