metallic doc martens Officials in Duggar Case File Appeal
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. District Court judge in a lawsuit filed by members of the Duggar family, three officials have filed an appeal.
Maj. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, court documents state. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
It targets the City of Springdale, police officials and Washington County.
The lawsuit claims that in 2006, they were interviewed about the molestation when they were minors and were told the documents would only be shared with police officials and child services.
It states in 2015, InTouch Magazine filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the Springdale Police Department for the molestation documents. Then Police Chief Kathy O and Springdale City Attorney Ernest Cate determined the documents should be released based on the FOIA. The lawsuit states this action was “hastily and improperly” done.
The lawsuit quotes Arkansas Juvenile Code section 9 27 309(j), which states: “Records of the arrest of a juvenile, the detention of a juvenile, and the proceedings under this subchapter shall be confidential and shall not be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act of 1967, 25 19 101 et seq. TLC then canceled their show Kids and Counting in July 2015. Then in August 2015, Josh Duggar admitted to having an affair after the Ashley Madison scandal came to light. In November of that same year, Law and Order Special Victim Unit also aired an episode loosely based on the family controversy.