Accessing the non-FOIAable: Getting data and documents from Cook County and federal courts

February 24, 2018
4:00 p.m.  -  5 p.m.
Room 521

Most court records are public information, but courts are exempt from state and federal FOIA laws. How to go about getting data from state and federal court systems without going bankrupt. Maria Zamudio (The Commercial Appeal), Melissa Sanchez (ProPublica Illinois) and Maya Dukmasova (Chicago Reader) share their experiences. Moderated by Emily Hoerner (Injustice Watch).

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