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Relevant criminal justice data laws

The Ohio Public Records Act, also known as the Sunshine Laws, governs public access to state government records. There are, however, several exceptions to the laws, and notably, the laws only govern access to corrections records. Access to criminal history information and court records are both governed by separate statutes and policies.

Criminal history information isn’t generally public record. Because criminal history information isn’t considered public record, there are no provisions allowing for bulk dissemination of these record
Court records are public records. Requests for bulk distribution of court records must be fulfilled only when they do not require a new compilation be made.
Corrections records are public records. There are no provisions for bulk dissemination of records.
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