The Plain Meaning Rule And The FOI Exemption For Homicide Photographs

This post is about how General Statutes section 1-2z, which codifies the “plain meaning rule” of statutory interpretation,┬ácan lead to judicial interpretations of statutes that are completely at odds with what everyone knows the legislature actually intended when passing a law. To illustrate my point, I examine legislation enacted in 2013 concerning homicide photographs.

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