Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Michigan State Ct holds That Personal Email Messages Maintained By Public Body Are Not Subject To FOIA

The Michigan Court of Appeals has held that
personal email messages, including intra-union communication, maintained
on the email server of a public body are not subject to the Michigan
FOIA as they were not written in the exercise of an official function. This appears to be a significant decision.

The case is attached, Download Howell

Mitchell H. Rubinstein

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