Following up on Daniel’s post this week (Using FOIA in book writing), here is a rather comprehensive review of the state information access: FOIA and beyond. The article is from a symposium on “Harnessing The Power Of Information For The Next Generation Of Environmental Law.”
- Information Access—Surveying the Current Legal Landscape of Federal Right-to-Know Laws, by David C. Vladeck, Texas Law Review Volume 86, Number 7, June 2008 (reprinted at redOrbit).
In practice … this net of government-information statutes provides what is at best a piecemeal and not entirely satisfactory pathway to needed environmental information and is at worst the illusion of a right of access where none exists.
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