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Federal judge rules Virginia’s restricted access to court records violates First Amendment  

Marie Feyche – University of Pittsburgh School of Law – United States   January 16 2022   https://www.jurist.org/news/2022/01/federal-judge-rules-virginias-restricted-access-to-court-records-violates-first-amendment/  A district court judge in Virginia on Friday found Virginia’s online civil court system violated First Amendment rights of the press and public because of the system’s restricted access to newly filed civil complaints.  The Officer of the Court…
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Seek Greater Transparency in Government Operations

By Elieen Vanwie and Kathy Brook  Jan 2022 Commentary: The League of Women Voters supports the citizen’s right to know, including adequate notice of proposed actions, holding open meetings, and providing access to public records. Read more from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico here.  
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Personal Identifiers and Public Records

 Personal Identifiers and Public Records The Coalition for Sensible Public Records Access (CSPRA) is a non‐profit organization dedicated to promoting the principle of open public record access to ensure individuals, the press, advocates, and businesses the continued freedom to collect and use the information made available in the public record for personal, governmental, commercial, and…
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“Group Backs Challenge to Marsy’s Law” – News Service of Florida

May 17 2021 First Amendment and journalism groups want to weigh in if the Florida Supreme Court takes up a case that could help shield the identities of law-enforcement officers involved in use-of-force incidents. The Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the University of Florida, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the…
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