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Expanding the public"s right to know

John J. Watkins

Expanding the public"s right to know

access to settlement records under the First Amendment

by John J. Watkins

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Published by Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John J. Watkins.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Joan Shorenstein Barone Center [on the] Press, Politics, [and] Public Policy ;, D-7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/07556 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1673788M
LC Control Number91815659

  I believe that In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office. And I believe this is also true even in countries that only generally pass for democracies, such as this one, as well. Please be aware that everything that follows this may be considered satire, which is part where I claim to value Morality should. Public Rights Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating the gap between the values expressed in our laws and the lived reality of our most vulnerable communities. We empower state and local prosecutors to protect the core rights and freedoms that define us as Americans by providing them with talent and resources.

  Living a Life That Matters Does the Public Have a Right to Know? W HAT DO YOU THINK? The Senate Committee Report on interrogation techniques used by the CIA raises huge questions about our values not only about the methods and whether they were effective and ethical but about generating such a report in t he first place and making it public.   In the US, public rights are rights that belong to the citizens, but which are maintained and defended by governmental authority. Citizens can exercise these rights but do not enforce them. They are most often exercised in the enjoyment of natural resources and lands held in public trust and are.

Well first, it is best to clarify what exactly that statement includes (and it is actually very limited). According to a page from the University of Iowa, the public’s right to know applies to our right to access information about the government through, for example, public records, open meetings, most court transcripts and most police records.. Just these few examples reveal that the public. Just like you can’t write a book for “everyone,” you can’t expect all media to be a fit for you and your book. Sure, a plug on Good Morning America or a review in the New York Times would be a major accomplishment for any author; however, if your readers aren’t watching that program or reading that newspaper, you’re not likely to see any spike in visibility that could lead to sales.


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