I recently attended a speech by Dennis Bailey, a Montgomery attorney who has been involved in media law since 1980, on open records and open meeting laws in Alabama. 420 more words
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Websites that publish mug shots of all arrested individuals and then charge for removal of the images, have angered both citizens and public officials across the nation, resulting in what could be viewed as a threat to open public records. 847 more words
Principle should always matter more than precedence or practice.
As a matter of principle, government attorneys should represent the governed, first and foremost.
In precedent and practice, however, it appears government lawyers cater their representation to elected officials themselves. 407 more words