PUBLIC RECORDS: TRIAL COURT ERRED BY DISMISSING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS, TO COMPEL PRODUCTION OF PUBLIC RECORDS, WITHOUT CONDUCTING A HEARING TO DETERMINE WHETHER DELAYED COMPLIANCE WAS REASONABLE

Consumer Rights, LLC v. Bradford County, ___ So. 3d ___, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D28 (Fla. 1st DCA December 17, 2014)

The petitioner made a public records request for the email addresses of all county employees. When the county failed to acknowledge the request after two and one half months, the petitioner sought mandamus in the trial court. The … Click To Read Full Case Law Review...