sam's notes

notes on government, sports and popular culture

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

 
N&R editor John Robinson posts and comments on this N&O article about the push for a new state law allowing pre-emptive lawsuits against citizens, news organizations and private companies seeking access to public records.

Here's the real question, and somebody please weigh in: Why are lawyers for the University of North Carolina pushing this law? It seems to me there is a clear conflict between academic freedom and the citizens' right to public records.


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