Morton County State's Attorney's Office emails re: protests September 7-18 2016

Christopher Schiano filed this request with the Morton County Sheriff of Morton County, ND.


From: Christopher Thomas

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. ยง 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

Any email existing in computers or databases belonging to, or in the custody of, the Morton County State's Attorney's Office, sent or received by between the dates of September 7, 2016 and September 18, 2016 which contains the words "protest" "protests" "protester" or "protesters."

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 there are fees, 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.


Christopher Thomas
Investigative Journalist, Unicorn Riot- a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit

From: mortonsarecords

From: Christopher Thomas


Please forward me information on how to formally appeal a denial of a records request made to your office. I believe this denial to be improper and I am intend to formally appeal as I believe the public has a right to access these public records.

From: mortonsarecords