Journal of Civic Information

Is the public entitled to request documents kept by state legislators? Can a requester be sued by the government just for filing a freedom-of-information request — and is there a way to get such harassing litigation easily dismissed without spending a fortune on legal fees? The newly published second issue…

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Posted: December 18, 2019

The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information today announced the debut of the Journal of Civic Information, the first open-access, interdisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed research related to the field of public information accessibility. The┬ájournal, which will include articles from both scholars and practitioners, will publish online quarterly. Topics will…

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Posted: September 4, 2019

Researchers working in the field of accessibility of public information are encouraged to submit paper proposals for presentation at the upcoming National Freedom of Information Coalition summit, taking place April 12-13, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. The top three papers will earn cash prizes and the best paper will be guaranteed…

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Posted: January 3, 2019