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Judge Says North Carolina Governor Can Withhold Clemency Records

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  1. Freedom of Information
· Story link A Superior Court judge in North Carolina dismissed a Raleigh News & Observer suit seeking release of…

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A Superior Court judge in North Carolina dismissed a Raleigh News & Observer suit seeking release of records on the governor’s clemency decisions. Judge Evelyn Hill said clemency is a constitutional prerogative of the governor not subject to open records laws. (10/31/05)