The Director of the D.C.
Public access is available online to full case files in the lower federal courts but not the Supreme Court -- nor
Will police body-cam video be available under public records requests? The question is being widely discussed as departments nationwide, with White House encouragement, adopt the new technology. (See account of data-miner in Washington State requesting all vehicle and body-cam video for on-line posting.)
The D.C. police recently rejected a request for all video from October 1, the first day of the pilot camera program in the District. Turns out they acknowledged they have 128 such videos.
Mayor Vincent Gray in late October established (by Order 2014-250) an advisory grou
Has the federal “FOIA Help Desk” (otherwise known as the Office of Government Information Services or OGIS) improved that process in its five years of life?
Washington, DC, Oct.
Advocates told Washington Post readers in forceful terms this morning (October 7) that open government mandates work and should be expanded. Sunlight Foundation's Bill Allison and Ce
Coders outside government have already offered the public an updated version of part of the new D.C. FOIAXpress web portal, launched just days ago.
Washington’s “advisory neighborhood commissioners,” just under 300 elected officials who provide community input into government deci
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