Tyler Technologies Sues Oregon’s Biggest County Over Bill for Case-Management Software

After the entire court system of Oregon moved its public records online with software from a private vendor, the county government in Portland hired the same company, Tyler Technologies, to upgrade its criminal docket system. But that initiative hit a $1 million snag that stalled the project and has now sparked a federal lawsuit.

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Illinois Justices Rule Chicago Can’t Destroy Cop Misconduct Records

A Chicago police union’s collective-bargaining agreement requirement that the police department destroy all officer disciplinary records after five years is unenforceable because it conflicts with public policy and state records law, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Susan Pompeo

In search of information on whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ordered federal workers to do personal errands for him and his wife, NBCUniversal sued the State Department in federal court for “records of electronic communications between Susan Pompeo’s personal email address and email addresses with a @state.gov domain name, sent or received on or between April 26, 2018 and November 13, 2019.”

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