No. 75-631.

80 Wis.2d 190 (1977)

257 N.W.2d 877

STATE EX REL. DALTON, Respondent, v. MUNDY, Director of Institutions and Departments of Milwaukee County, and another, Appellants.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided October 4, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellants the cause was submitted on the briefs of Robert P. Russell, corporation counsel, and James J. O'Donnell, deputy corporation counsel.

For the respondent the cause was submitted on the brief of Ralph J. Ehlinger and Hoyt, Greene & Meissner, S. C. of Milwaukee.


The issue in this case is whether the Director of Institutions and Departments of Milwaukee County and the Administrator of the Milwaukee County General Hospital are required by sec. 19.21, Stats.,1 the public records statute, to permit a citizen to examine certain requested records maintained by the Milwaukee County General Hospital. The trial court held that the hospital records requested in the petition were within the...

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