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FOIA Roundup: Cop cover-ups and COVID as an excuse

FOIA Roundup: Cop cover-ups and COVID as an excuse

This week we have more updates on policing transparency — and the lack thereof — as well as the unusual inspiration for a very hot FOIA tip. Read on for all of our FOIA updates.

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FOIA Roundup: Federal FOIA battles and upcoming ideas on covering COVID-19

FOIA Roundup: Federal FOIA battles and upcoming ideas on covering COVID-19

States’ reopenings have largely been a sort of experiment, one that many now need to adjust as cases and deaths from the deadly virus continue to rise. Check out our newest training and the highlights from FOIA news this week.

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This week's FOIA round-up: Credibility-challenged cops, a $10,000 public records settlement, and BuzzFeed’s massive Mueller scoop

This week’s FOIA round-up: Credibility-challenged cops, a $10,000 public records settlement, and BuzzFeed’s massive Mueller scoop

Read a great FOIA-based news story we should highlight? Let us know and maybe we can include it in our next round-up!

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This week’s FOIA round-up: From local scandals to planetary defense

This week’s FOIA round-up: From local scandals to planetary defense

A sexual harassment scandal leads to a FOIA lawsuit, an inquiry at the Department of the Interior gets expanded, and a 130-meter asteroid swings by Earth and almost goes unnoticed.

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This Week’s FOIA Round-Up: Justice Department releases second Mueller report and new records show officer who killed teen worried past supervisors

This Week’s FOIA Round-Up: Justice Department releases second Mueller report and new records show officer who killed teen worried past supervisors

In this week’s FOIA roundup, two FOIA lawsuits push the Justice Department to release a new version of the Mueller Report, records reveal that the Connecticut police officer who shot an unarmed teen last month had worried past supervisors, and an elected city clerk in Illinois sues his city over its own FOIA processes.

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