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Freedom of Information Law

Matt Sledge

NYPD's 'Secret' Label Is Hiding Something

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Since at least 2003, the New York Police Department has been labeling some of its internal documents "Secret," a designation that has baff...

Revealed: Gen. David Petraeus' Course Syllabus Features 'Frackademia' Readings

Steve Horn | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

"Frackademia" is shorthand for oil and gas industry-funded research costumed as independent economics or science covering the topic of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking").

New Law 'Nothing Short Of A Revolution'

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO — A freedom of information law has taken effect in Brazil, challenging an embedded culture of secrecy and bureaucracy. Proponent...

Plugging a Weasel Hole in West Virginia

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

In West Virginia, where the political system has failed the people, the courts have become the last refuge of justice. What then, when the state's highest court is a repository for the lowest political motives?