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Archive of posts tagged Mark McBurney

High Court says public’s right-to-know not basic to the “well-being of the Union”

Unfortunately, it’s now official. The public’s right to know is not “basic to the maintenance or well-being of the Union.”

U.S. Supreme Court will decide if states can close their borders to flow of information

By Steven Brown,  executive director of the ACLU’s Rhode Island affiliate PROVIDENCE, R.I. — By late June, we should know whether, in an age of the World Wide Web, states can constitutionally get away with closing their borders to the release of information. More than a dozen organizations promoting open government filed a brief this month […]