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Get the Story for Your Documentary or Report: The Freedom of Information Act
This class will review the history of the Freedom of Information Act and other sunshine laws and learn how to submit a thorough public records request.
Amy Vasquez, J.D.
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Sunshine law usage is mandatory for reporters and other professionals in order to obtain public information from government entities. Learners will introduce themselves and then be given a hypothetical issue to investigate, collectively, during the class. The learners will then formulate preliminary questions to obtain more information. There will be a review the history of the Open Public Records Act and its state by state application in the United States. Students will then draft a model...
Learners will learn about an important tool that will bring their research for a report or documentary to the next level. Learners will learn about the Freedom of Information Act and how to submit a request for public records.
A am a lawyer and I use FOIA and similar statutes in my course of business.
Pen and paper
Students will receive a certificate.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Student will view during class through the use of slides a short video produced by the U.S. Department of Justice and published on YouTube. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/j5b9sSBiRTQ
Amy Vasquez, J.D.
Amy Vasquez, Esq.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
77 total reviews
51 completed classes
I am a civil rights attorney and continue to practice law while serving as an Outschool teacher. I have worked at the Innocence Project and provide pro bono assistance to their clients whenever called upon, as well as have worked at the Defenders...