A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

February 2nd, 2011 • Quill Archives, FOI Toolbox
FOI Toolbox

Whether you are conducting a statewide audit of a government agency or requesting a single public record, hope for cooperation and transparency but anticipate litigation from day one. Doing so will put you in the mindset to develop the kind of rock-solid paper trail that ultimately could lead to agency compliance or, if necessary, a successful public record lawsuit.