|Submitted||Oct. 16, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:
Seeking a copy (emailed; and at no cost) of the entire civil court file described in the following Naples Daily News article, wherein Collier Schools Superintendent Dennis Thompson allegedly filed a civil complaint against the Collier County School Board in March 2011, as described in the article below; note that I could not find record of this reported lawsuit online at the court site in the Public Records Search section, but I understand from your previous emails that documents to this allegedly existing case are originating in a different section of the court site, under "Showcase" -- :
Thompson's lawsuit against Collier School Board may head to mediation in 2012
7:18 PM, Jan 6, 2012
...In March, Thompson filed a lawsuit against the Collier School Board for breach of contract...
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.
Please see the attached completed response to your public records request. Your public records request has been fulfilled.
"Seeking a copy (emailed; and at no cost) of the entire civil court file described in the following Naples Daily News article, wherein Collier Schools Superintendent Dennis Thompson allegedly filed a civil complaint against the Collier County School Board in March 2011, as described in the article below; note that I could not find record of this reported lawsuit online at the court site in the Public Records Search section, but I understand from your previous emails that documents to this allegedly existing case are originating in a different section of the court site, under "Showcase" -- :"
Marni M. Scuderi, Esquire
Public Records Coordinator
for Collier County Clerk of Courts
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 102
Naples, Florida 34112-5324
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I have not yet looked at this, but thank you for your prompt reply.
I still don't understand how an allegedly existing 2011 lawsuit originates in "Showcase" technology added years later. Or how a lawsuit in Showcase at this point in time (when the court is now moving docs from public records already online from the Public Records search function) does not also appear in the Public Records Search function.
It still seems to me like this "Showcase" program is for fake lawsuits -- consequently, there is no original public record.
And just to refresh your memory, here is the public records request I made about this allegedly existing lawsuit -- which did not result in any public records available on the Public Records search function, as I proved:
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