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In Florida hundreds of state cases have been hidden from the public for decades. "These cases included the divorces of politicians, judges, lawyers and businessmen, and the criminal cases of informants. Judges failed to obey public access law when sealing off those cases. In Miami, judges and prosecutors Miami also falsified public criminal court records, violating a state criminal statute and covering up evidence of embarrassing public corruption and an unsolved murder."
This investigation was done by seven Indiana newspapers, and documented that many government officials routinely violate Indiana law by refusing to release public records. This takes a look at open meetings and open records laws.