UPDATED: Seven to Ten-Month Public Record Response Deemed Unreasonable

In the case of Morrison v. Starr, 2023-Ohio-425, a special master concluded that a city’s seven-month delay in acknowledging receipt of a public record request and ten-month delay in producing the requested records were both well beyond a “reasonable period of time” in violation of R.C. 149.43(B)(1). While the special master explained that, whether a […]