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Late release of database system information violated VFOIA (access required)

Where plaintiff reporter sought information concerning a database system from defendant corrections department, the request was “reasonably specific.” Defendant’s late response violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Overview Plaintiff Harki wrote a series of articles for the Virginian-Pilot about a Virginia Department of Corrections policy regarding strip searches of inmates’ visitors. Harki submitted FOIA requests to ...