(follow-up) NE: Hastings Regional Center must release names

Denise Booker of KHAS-TV reports:

The fight to release the names of those buried at the Hastings Regional Center is now over. The Nebraska Supreme Court has ordered the state to release nearly 1,000 patient names from the former psychiatric hospital cemetery.

The Adams County Historical Society has battled for almost 2 years to make the names available.

The court said while the people’s medical records are protected their names and records of death are not.

Previous coverage and commentary linked from this earlier post.

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