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Cited Statutes Annotation
Lexington-Fayette v. Herald-Leader Co. 61.871 An agreement which represents the final settlement of a civil lawsuit whereby a governmental entity pays public funds to compensate for an injury it inflicted is a public record and is open to inspection by any person as provided in subsection (1) of KRS 61.872 and the government is without any basis upon which to claim a right of privacy and unless such documents are excluded from disclosure by one (1) or more provisions of the Open Records Act, they must be produced. Lexington-Fayette Urban County Gov't v. Lexington Herald-Leader Co., 941 S.W.2d 469, 1997 Ky. LEXIS 38 (Ky. 1997). Link
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