Jan. 1, 2014 —
In our view, the refusal of CHFS to open records is blatant disregard for the public’s right to know what its government is or is not doing to protect its most vulnerable citizens.
Judge Shepherd also wrote of the reasoning behind opening the files:
"There can be no effective prevention when there is no public examination of the underlying facts."
We believe the CHFS cabinet secretary and staff legal counsel have shown utter contempt for the court – and should be sent to jail – to make the point that no one is above the law.