Vignettes on Open Meeting and Public Records law

Introduction to Open Meeting Law: Lawrence Wasden

Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden



The Law Has Teeth (Open Meetings)

Re-enactment - two men and a woman react to a yellow flag thrown on the table as a result of breaking the open meetings law



When Secrecy Is Permitted (Open Meetings)

Re-enactment - a woman refusing to admit a reporter to a city council meeting



Introduction to Public Records Law: Betsy Russell

Betsy Russell, President of Idahoans for Openness in Government (IDOG)



Mind Your Business (Public Records)

Re-enactment - reporter inappropriately trying to get information from a government employee



Know Your Business (Public Records)

Re-enactment - man talking on the phone, shaking his finger and looking distressed
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