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District Officials Can’t Shield Personal Email from FOIA, Judge Rules – Washington City Paper (blog)

District Officials Can't Shield Personal Email from FOIA, Judge RulesWashington City Paper (blog)The D.C. Office of the Attorney General argued unsuccessfully that personal emails from the private account of ANC 5E Commissioner Dianne Barnes fall outside the D.C. FOIA statute, and therefore no search of her account for relevant documents is …

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Supreme Court rules against McDaniel in records appeal – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Supreme Court rules against McDaniel in records appealJackson Clarion LedgerMcDaniel has volunteers scouring election records statewide searching for evidence to try to overturn his June 24 loss to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Republican Primary. McDaniel's attorneys … Instead, the court said, poll books are …and more »

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Mayors Think They Can Avoid Disclosure Rules By Using Private Email … – Huffington Post (blog)

Mayors Think They Can Avoid Disclosure Rules By Using Private Email …Huffington Post (blog)Whether the use of a gmail account instead of one's official dot-gov account is sufficient to transform otherwise public records — records that belong to the people — into the personal property of government officials, will be decided soon by the …

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Federal judges change rules to allow public to view records – Belleville News Democrat

Federal judges change rules to allow public to view recordsBelleville News DemocratWhen police or federal agents apply for a federal search warrant, they prepare an affidavit that outlines their investigation and asks for a judge's order allowing them to search a premises, obtain phone records or conduct specialized surveillance …

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NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules – The Guardian

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NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rulesThe Guardian“Given the limited record before me at this point in the litigation – most notably, the utter lack of evidence that a terrorist attack has ever been prevented because searching the NSA database was faster than other investigative tactics – I have …Judge deals NSA [...]

Editorial: Review rules severely restricting access to juvenile court records – The Seattle Times

Editorial: Review rules severely restricting access to juvenile court recordsThe Seattle TimesThrough an administrative change to the state courts' data system, the committee effectively wiped clean juvenile convictions from the most commonly used public search on the state courts' website. It also dropped juvenile records from data provided to …

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Appeals court again rules media can intervene in John Doe records case – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Appeals court again rules media can intervene in John Doe records caseMilwaukee Journal SentinelThe records include emails from Rindfleisch's personal computer and private email account, affidavits supporting John Doe search warrants and the transcript of a hearing on search warrants executed the day before Walker was elected governor in November …On Politics: Court rejects state's argument [...]

Pittsgrove acting clerk violated Open Public Records Act, state officials rules – Today’s Sunbeam – NJ.com

Pittsgrove acting clerk violated Open Public Records Act, state officials rulesToday’s Sunbeam – NJ.com“While an extensive search for our archived records was conducted during this response time, and continues to this day, the documents have not been located. We have not denied the request and are willing to supply all remaining documents when available …

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EPA urged to update rules on secret email accounts – Casper Star-Tribune Online

EPA urged to update rules on secret email accountsCasper Star-Tribune OnlineWASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency failed to train employees to search secret government email accounts used by senior officials for messages they were required to turn over under public records requests and congressional inquiries, …and more »

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EPA urged to update rules on secret email accounts – Kansas City Star

EPA urged to update rules on secret email accountsKansas City StarWASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency failed to train employees to search secret government email accounts used by senior officials for messages they were required to turn over under public records requests and congressional inquiries, …and more »

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