The district court ruled that Giro's booking photographs were exempt from FOIA because they didn't serve the public interest.
That ruling led news organizations to submit FOIA requests through 6th Circuit states, and they have routinely done so ever since to obtain booking photographs for Bernard Madoff, Joe Nacchio and other offenders because the Marshals Service did not change its policy in states outside the 6th Circuit.
Their faces stare out from booking photographs
, expressions ranging from anguish to contempt.
If the defendant pleads self-defense in court, prosecutors may choose to introduce booking photographs
in court to rebut such claims.
ImageWare's Web-enabled and wireless investigative solutions have given real-time access to booking photographs
and associated booking information," said Thomas J.
Their booking photographs
betrayed the tiredness and strain of having their true identities exposed and cover stories blown.
The drawing closely resembled previous booking photographs
of Zavala, said Thousand Oaks police Sgt.
When that drew concerns about possible misidentification, Bernson won council approval of an amendment to also broadcast the booking photographs
of arrestees and to wait until the person is convicted to avoid lawsuits involving people who are later acquitted of solicitation charges.