Department of Corrections lawsuits/settlements (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Oklahoma .
Est. Completion April 1, 2016
Status
No Responsive Documents

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oklahoma Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Terri Watkins

Your request is in the que. Do to the large number of requests and the large number of documents involved, I do not have a time frame

From: Terri Watkins

I don’t know where you got the April 1st date. I said in February I didn’t know how long it would take.

From: Laura Talbert

Ms. Lipton:

I have been informed of your open records request in regards to copies of all reports, lists or databases detailing lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which the Oklahoma Department of Corrections was listed as a party. We do not maintain any such database, nor keep any reports or lists.

We appreciate your inquiry.

Laura Talbert
Office of the General Counsel
Oklahoma Department of Corrections
3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
T: 405.425.2515
F: 405.425.2683

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic transmission and any attachments constitute confidential information which is intended only for the named recipient(s) and may be legally privileged. If you have received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately. Any disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action concerning the contents of this communication by anyone other than the named recipient(s) is strictly prohibited.

From: Laura Talbert

Ms. Lipton:

I responded to your inquiry on March 23, 2016, as detailed in the thread below. As previously stated, we do not maintain any such database, nor keep any reports or lists.

We appreciate your inquiry.

Laura Talbert
Office of the General Counsel
Oklahoma Department of Corrections
3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111
T: 405.425.2515
F: 405.425.2683

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This electronic transmission and any attachments constitute confidential information which is intended only for the named recipient(s) and may be legally privileged. If you have received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately. Any disclosure, copying, distribution, or the taking of any action concerning the contents of this communication by anyone other than the named recipient(s) is strictly prohibited.

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