LAW 603: Freedom of Information Law

Corequisite: LAW 555

Examination of citizen access to government under state and federal sunshine laws, and under common law and constitutional doctrines. Study begins with historic access to courts and juries, with emphasis on the limited access doctrine of the First Amendment, then examines access to the executive branch with special attention to problems such as national security, electronic media, and personal privacy. Course concludes with broad-perspective issues such as separation of powers and privatization.

2022 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
11907 01 Lecture 16 3.00
Days Start End Location
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 6:30 PM EST 7:55 PM EST Law School 207
Instructor: Richard Peltz-Steele Class status:
Corequisite: LAW 555
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person