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New session added for #FOISummit23! We're excited to have @JasonLeopold speaking about how to better target your FOI requests to get what you're looking for.
Thank you to my indefatigable attorney Nick Hart (who finally gets paid), @FBDLaw, @nmfog, @gregwilliamsABQ, @BrechnerCenter, @FrankLoMonte, @Tsleather, @SMULawClinics, @VinsonandElkins' Jacob Mathew & Robert H. Wu, @SPLC, @spj_tweets, @SilhaCenter.
Cool AI-driven FOIA Wizard in development by DOJ to help federal #FOIA requesters. See slides 13-18 from presentation 9/26. https://open.usa.gov/assets/files/2023-09-26-slides.pdf
Online Access to State Court Documents; Register Now for New Round of FOI Lessons Taught By @TWallack @lseconnors @TimWhiteRI @AndrewBrown @Andy_Ed_Brown @annmarietimmins @sawyerloftus18 https://www.nefac.org/news/online-access-to-state-court-documents/ Miss a class? Catch up here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPGqW8uU8mnJgiUtZezxBPaHtISsf-8vD #opengov
A huge thank you to the sponsors of #FOISummit23! You make the summit possible and we appreciate your continued support! @Bloomberg @knightfdn @nytimes @BrechnerCenter
Why #TrumpTrials should be #televised, why #philanthropic support for #news organizations should include #collegemedia outlets, and details about a part-time position with the Journal of Civic Information: http://bit.ly/3Ph685x
Cool new @MuckRock FOIA Log Explorer allows keyword searches of 58,000 digitized #FOI logs from local, state, federal agencies. Great way to get ideas! https://www.muckrock.com/foi/logs/
About time to allow cameras in all federal courts?
Cameras in the court: Why most Trump trials won’t be televised
The majority of Americans support TV coverage of former President Donald Trump’s trial on charges he attempted to overturn the 2020 election.
What #environmentalists, #socialjustice and #FOI have in common; how public officials’ use of #messagingapps undermines #opengovernment; and what we don't know about #collegeathletes' #NLI deals in the new Brechner Report: http://bit.ly/47q2vTa
Last call for feedback! The #FOIA Advisory Committee is seeking input and feedback through July 28 on a draft model determination letter. Learn more via our FOIA Ombudsman blog post: