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Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-39-2-11

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Sec. 11. The juvenile court shall grant any person involved in a legitimate research activity access to the court's confidential records if:

(1) the person conducting the research provides written information about:

(A) the purpose of the person's project, including any intent to publish the person's findings;

(B) the nature of the data the person seeks to collect and how the person intends to analyze the data;

(C) the records the person seeks to review;  and

(D) the safeguards the person will take to protect the identity of the persons whose records the person will be reviewing;

(2) the proposed safeguards are adequate to protect the identity of each person whose records the researcher will review;

(3) the court informs the researcher of the provisions of IC 31-39-1 and this chapter, including the criminal liability of a person who recklessly fails to protect the records;  and

(4) an agreement is executed between the court and the person responsible for the research that specifies the terms of the researcher's use of the records.

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