ACLU and Newspapers File Suit Over State's 'Laurie List'

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The ACLU of New Hampshire, along with a group of news organizations, is suing the N.H. Attorney General over the release of an internal list of police officers with credibility issues. The state has kept the so-called “Laurie List” since 2004, according to the lawsuit filed on Friday in Superior Court. The list contains the names of more than 170 law enforcement officers, both active and former, who have sustained disciplinary issues and may not be appropriate to testify in criminal trials. [You can read more about the Laurie List here.] The AG’s office maintains the list so that it can inform defense attorneys when the officers are involved in their client’s criminal cases. The office has declined previous requests to release the list, citing...
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ACLU and Newspapers File Suit Over State's 'Laurie List'

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