Open Government Group Seeks Unsealing of State’s Opioid Lawsuit - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 23, 2018
The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government and the Knoxville News Sentinel have joined together to file a motion to unseal documents related the state’s opioid lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, Humphrey on the Hill reports. The motion claims there is a “compelling interest” by Tennesseans in the information contained in the suit “because the State is a public litigant, the Complaint involves a matter of immense public concern, and the Defendant in unlikely to show specific harm as a result from disclosure of the Complaint.”