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Are Donor Records Public? This One’s a No-Brainer

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· Story link The Maine Attorney General is arguing in response to a law suit brought by Blethen Newspapers that…

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The Maine Attorney General is arguing in response to a law suit brought by Blethen Newspapers that medical examiner documents dealing with brain-harvesting are not public record. Four lawsuits have been filed by people who claim they did not consent to having their deceased relatives included in a brain donor program. The AG cites both privacy and a possible criminal investigation for withholding the records. (4/8/05)