Associated Press: Anthony judge wants public records law changed

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The judge in the Casey Anthony case has urged the
Florida Legislature to change the state’s laws to keep jurors’ names secret in
high-profile cases, especially when they might receive threats because of a
verdict.

Judge Belvin Perry wrote in an order that releasing the names of jurors
“makes a mockery” of Florida’s privacy law, but a public records advocate said
Wednesday that people have more faith in a transparent process.

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