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The Ohio Ethics Commission – The Voice of Ethics – 2023 Quarter 1

The Ohio Ethics Commission just published its newest newsletter, “The Voice of Ethics,” which can be viewed here. Past newsletters from the Ohio Ethics Commission can be viewed here. McGown & Markling is often asked to opine on various ethics issues, but the best ethics advice comes straight from the Ohio Ethics Commission itself. To request an […]

Arrest Footage May Be Public Records

In the case of State ex rel. Lusane v. Kent Police Dept., Slip Opinion No. 2023-Ohio-480, the Ohio Supreme Court held that dash- and body-cam recordings are public records and subject to disclosure after a public record request under R.C. 149.43 unless the arrest footage meet the confidential law enforcement investigatory records (“CLEIR”) exception, but, […]