Tags: FREEDOM of information
- A doctor settles a wrongful birth suit. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/12/94, Vol. 21 Issue 52, p51
Announces that Canada's second `wrongful birth' lawsuit was settled out of court, on terms that were not disclosed. Who posted the suit.
- Reinventing secrecy. York, Byron // American Spectator;Jan1994, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p42
Comments on the government's hypocrisy regarding the freedom of information. President Bill Clinton's endorsement of the Freedom of Information Act; Inability of the author to obtain information regarding money spent for Vice President Al Gore's National Performance Review or the `reinventing...
- George Orwell would have understood. Aiken, L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1992, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p6
Recounts congressional reaction to a recently-surfaced 1989 memo drafted by Energy, Defense and NASA officials which featured guidelines to `minimize the adverse impact' of public disclosures regarding the SP-100 nuclear reactor on spacecraft. When Richard Truly, one-time astronaut and head of...
- Controversy Over The Freedom Of Information Act. // Congressional Digest;Feb82, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p35
Explores the controversy over the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which regulates public accessibility to information held by the federal government. Overview of the Act; Debate over the public right's to know versus the government's right to withhold information in the interest of the...
- Evolution Of The Act. // Congressional Digest;Feb82, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on the development of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Attempts in the 1950s and early 1960s to enact legislation compelling easier access to federal government information; Violence related to the civil rights movement and opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam war; FOIA...
- Structure Of The Present Program. // Congressional Digest;Feb82, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p37
Focuses on the structure of the basic program concerning the availability to the public of information held by the federal government in the U.S. Public information; Fees; Judicial review; Time limits; National defense; Business confidentiality; Personal privacy; Law enforcement; Segregable...
- Action In The Current Congress. // Congressional Digest;Feb82, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p40
Highlights the major provisions of the 'marked-up' versions of S. 1730, which aimed to amend the Freedom of Information Act. Judicial review; National interest; Manual and examination materials; Business confidentiality; Personal privacy; Law enforcement; Additional exemptions.
- Electronic FoIA. // Editor & Publisher;10/05/96, Vol. 129 Issue 40, p6
Points out that the extension of provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) to electronic media is a major victory to journalists. Timeframe granted to agencies for responding to FoIA requests.
- EFoIA signed. // Editor & Publisher;10/19/96, Vol. 129 Issue 42, p24
Reports on President Bill Clinton's signing of the Electronic Freedom of Information Act law.