Calif. Judges May Get To Strike Data From Financial Disclosures

Law360, San Diego (May 10, 2012, 9:43 PM EDT) -- After California judges raised concerns over security risks, the staff of the state Fair Political Practices Commission issued a proposal Monday that would require judges to post their financial disclosure forms online, but allow them to request in advance that certain sensitive data be redacted.

The staff recommended a proposed rule that would let judges and other elected officials ask to keep some types of information, such as family members’ names and work addresses, from being available on the Internet. The proposal will be reviewed by...
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