AG Healey Challenges Court Ruling Over Releasing Mug Shots

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State Attorney General Maura Healey and Boston officials are appealing a court ruling that would have made it easier to get information about people, particularly public officials accused of crimes.

A statement from Healey's office says the case is not just about public officials and that the appeal is to ensure that privacy protections apply equally to everyone.


Nancy Gertner, former Massachusetts federal judge, senior lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and WBUR legal analyst. She tweets @ngertner.

This segment aired on February 23, 2018.

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