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D.C. body-cam program highlights issues of national concern
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D.C. body-cam access aired on Newseum TV

D.C. is at forefront of national debate over need to protect public access with sensitivity to crime victims' privacy concerns.

Flagstaff, Ariz., body camera video captures fatal encounter
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Coalition publishes nationwide body cam access report

Find out how states, cities are addressing thorny issues of collection, retention and public access.

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Coalition's first amicus brief tests Council exemption claim

Superior Court ruling would create 'FOIA black hole' from which Council records might never escape.

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 - 11:44pm

Costs can be a barrier to students’ use of public records laws to research government archives as part of their education.  But Kathryn Sack, a Virginia graduate student, won her case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:41pm

The D.C. Rental Housing Commission, a three-member body that sets rent ceilings, writes necessary regulations and hears appeals of decisions on rent complaints, in recent weeks has begun operating in greater sunshine.