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FOI Boot Camp: The Connecticut and FOI Laws - AD010711

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Product includes audio files for the "FOI Boot Camp: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Connecticut and Federal Freedom of Information Law" CLE, presented on January 7, 2011. Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.

For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.


FOI Boot Camp: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Connecticut and Federal Freedom of Information Laws

Presented by:
Media in the Law Committee
Administrative Law Section

About the Program:
Learn how to navigate, use, and even defend claims under the Connecticut Freedom of Information Law and Federal Freedom of Information Act.

Program Faculty:
Co-chairs:
Stephen E. Nevas, Nevas Nevas Capasse & Gerard, Westport
Michael A. Kurs, Pullman & Comley, Hartford

Speakers:
Colleen M. Murphy, Executive Director and General Counsel, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
Mitchell W. Pearlman, Former Director, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission; Author, Piercing the Veil of Secrecy: Lessons in the Fight for Freedom of Information, a CBA LawFirst Publishing book
Professor Michael Wishnie, Yale Law School, New Haven

Program Schedule:
9:00 FOI in Context: How Did We Get Here? (Pearlman)
9:30 The ABCs and More of Connecticut’s FOI Law (Murphy)
11:15 When and How to Use the Federal Freedom of Information Act (Wishnie)
12:15 Questions and Answers

Who Should Purchase:
Attorneys, public officials, journalists, and law and journalism students.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

CLE Credit: 3.5 Hours