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False hate crime report portrayed Trump supporters as 'dirtbags,' attorney claims
The Ann Arbor News ^ | September 28, 2017 | John Counts

Posted on 09/28/2017 3:41:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

ANN ARBOR, MI -- A Washtenaw County judge is weighing whether to seal court records in a lawsuit filed by conservative pundit Debbie Schlussel against the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Schlussel's lawsuit alleges the department is improperly suppressing the name of a Muslim woman who falsely reported a hate crime in November. Schlussel attempted to get the name via a Freedom of Information Act request, but it was redacted -- or blotted out -- by the city attorney's Office, which cited privacy and medical concerns.

Assistant City Attorney Thomas Kent subsequently filed a motion to seal the case so the woman's name doesn't appear in public records or in any records provided to the plaintiff while the case is ongoing.

Both sides appeared before Judge Tim O'Connor on Thursday, Sept. 28 in Washtenaw County Trial Court, where they sparred over Schlussel's motivations for filing the politically-charged lawsuit, and whether the records should be sealed.....

(Excerpt) Read more at mlive.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Politics
KEYWORDS: deplorables; hoax; michigan; smear; trump

1 posted on 09/28/2017 3:41:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/09/false_hate_crime_report_portra.html


2 posted on 09/28/2017 3:48:10 PM PDT by Autonomous User (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

seal court records


Sometimes I feel like a prisoner
standing in the center of a cell
shouting out through the bars,
“I’m free! I’m free!”


3 posted on 09/28/2017 3:49:30 PM PDT by sparklite2 (I'm less interested in the rights I have than the liberties I can take.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sealing records is favorite tacit of progressive to hide the truth. For example Obama had his school records sealed, probably to hide the fact his ID labeled him a Foreign Student.


4 posted on 09/28/2017 3:55:23 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Schlussel is actually a dirt bag. I don’t see the problem here.


5 posted on 09/28/2017 4:57:01 PM PDT by Seruzawa (TANSTAAFL!)
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