Order to Unseal France's Divorce Details Upheld

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Order to Unseal France's Divorce Details Upheld
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's order unsealing documents in a bitter divorce case involving the head of NASCAR. Lawyers for NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France have fought for years to keep confidential the details of his 2008 divorce from Megan France, a Charlotte woman he has married and divorced twice. The appeals court ruled in 2011 that the public's right to public court proceedings outweighed France's interest in maintaining secrecy. Mecklenburg County District Court Judge Jena Culler then reversed the earlier order of another judge, unsealing the divorce records...

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