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Are police reports public records?

Are police reports public records? For example, if I know about a crime, either through first hand knowledge or a news article, and I request in writing the police report on the crime, do I have a ...
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How can I check a UK company's public documents?

I am interested in the articles of association and shareholder's agreement of a UK company. Where can I find them?
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Why aren't post-mortem records protected by HIPAA?

Looking at the question Why are toxicology reports made public? and the answer provided, I have to wonder why aren't such records (autopsy results, toxicology reports, etc.) covered by HIPAA? ...
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Why are toxicology reports made public?

The recent news on Mac Miller's cause of death reminded me that I'm always puzzled when toxicology reports are made public. Is this mandated, and if so, is it by state or federal law? Why? Otherwise,...
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How to find your public criminal record?

When dealing with insurance, people always tell me after so many years, certain offenses "come off" your record and your insurance prices go down. I'm curious how this works. I don't have any serious ...
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Are marriage records public records?

I had thought that marriage records were public records and that it was the right of any member of the public to know whether two people are legally married and to know what marriages have taken place ...