Professor Roy Gutterman L’00 Reacts to Courts Ruling on Police Departments Releasing Officer Misconduct Reports

Professor Roy Gutterman L’00, Director of the Tully Center for Free Speech, Associate Professor at the Newhouse School, and Professor of Law at the College of Law, discussed two recent New York court decisions supporting Newsday’s requests for police department officer misconduct reports.

Gutterman noted that it is appropriate for agencies to redact personal, financial, and medical details, but “there is a vast disparity between an unsubstantiated report of police misconduct and legitimately private information.”

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