Case name: Craig Merrill v. Beverly Boswell

The ACLU of North Carolina filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Kitty Hawk resident seeking the release of public records from North Carolina Representative Beverly Boswell.

Since April 2017, Kitty Hawk resident Craig Merrill has repeatedly asked Rep. Boswell to release public records of phone and email correspondence between her office and the residents and businesses she represents in North Carolina House District 6, which includes parts of Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, and Washington counties.

Rep. Boswell’s office has still not released the communications, as required under the North Carolina Public Records Law.

The lawsuit, filed in Wake County Superior Court, asks the court to order Rep. Boswell to preserve and release the records requested by Merrill.


Date filed

January 25, 2018


Wake County Superior Court



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