No. 269PA90.

412 S.E.2d 7 (1992)

330 N.C. 465

The NEWS AND OBSERVER PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC.; the North Carolina First Amendment Foundation, Inc.; and the North Carolina Press Association v. Samuel H. POOLE; Dean W. Colvard; C.C. Cameron; William A. Klopman and Hellon Senter.

Supreme Court of North Carolina.

January 10, 1992.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Everett, Gaskins, Hancock & Stevens by Hugh Stevens, Raleigh, for plaintiffs-appellees.

Lacy H. Thornburg, Atty. Gen. by Andrew A. Vanore, Jr., Chief Deputy Atty. Gen., and K.D. Sturgis, Asst. Atty. Gen., Raleigh, for defendants-appellants.

EXUM, Chief Justice.

This action is brought under the Public Records Act, N.C.G.S. Chapter 132, and seeks to compel defendants to disclose for public inspection certain written materials.1 These materials were compiled on behalf of a commission appointed by the president of the University of North Carolina system of higher education. The Commission's purpose was to investigate and report on certain alleged improprieties relating to the...

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