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Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings

 Archived Posts From:  November 2000

00-IB19 Re: Freedom of Information Act Complaint Against Woodbridge School District

The Complainant alleged that the Woodbridge School District violated the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) by failing to provide him with access to public records. Held: While the district’s response was not as “timely as it should have been,” given the fact that, among other things, the custodian of certain of the information was on vacation and other information had to be compiled and prepared to respond to the request, the delay did not result in a violation of FOIA. The Complainant having received (or the district having agreed to make available) all information that he had requested, there was no FOIA violation.

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