Roundup of Recent Forum Law News, Comment

From the past two weeks:

  Free Press 

CalAware board member Tim Crews cited by journalist peers for lifetime achievement

  Free Speech 

L.A.'s city attorney wants jail time for repeat protesters

O.C.'s district attorney wants conspiracy prosecution for student speech disrupters

  Open Government 

Former Bell official offers insider's tip on hiding pay rates from public records requesters

Comment: Forget new audits of local finances; give us a public records law that has teeth

  Public Information 

Court denies Sacramento criminal trial juror's request to keep his Facebook post private

Federal court issues first order to release metadata in document sought under FOIA

  Open Meetings 

BART board fumbles move to fire CEO: does quick 180 to correct Brown Act violation

  Resources 

Follow the money on a new website tracking inflows to state legislative committee members


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