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Supreme Court denies Echo’s petition for review

Court of Appeals affirmation stands

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Supreme Court denies Echo’s petition for review

Excerpt from the order Oct. 24.

Excerpt from the order Oct. 24.

Excerpt from the order Oct. 24.

Excerpt from the order Oct. 24.

Dani Orloff

The Echo’s petition to the Minnesota Supreme Court to review the Court of Appeal’s ruling was denied Oct. 24.

The lawsuit was filed by the Echo against the St. Louis Park school district Jan. 18, 2016, alleging the school district failed to follow the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act in refusing to provide security footage from the alleged hijab incident with a freshman student Nov. 14, 2016.       

The District Court ruled against the Echo Oct. 7, 2017. The Echo’s appeal to the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed this ruling Aug. 13.

This leaves the District Court’s ruling against the Echo, stating the video footage withheld was nonpublic educational data, as the final ruling. The ruling deemed the district’s actions were acceptable. 

Despite the court’s opinion against the publication, the Echo is grateful for the Robins Kaplan team who helped them fight the case the past two years. 

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Hey guys! My name is Dani and I’m the Editor-in-Chief this year! When I am not devoting my time to Echo, you can find me in the kitchen training to become...

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