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An appeals court has ruled that under the state’s freedom of information law New York City’s police department must turn over to a media organization its records in a traffic accident case, saying its “blanket denial … fell short of meeting its admittedly low burden” of showing a “particularized justification” that the release may interfere with judicial proceedings.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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