The Tension Between Academic Freedom & State Open Records Laws: Is There a Need for a Re-Examination?

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The George Washington University Law School

April 1, 2014
Washington, DC

William Briggs spoke at a conference hosted by The George Washington University Law School and the National Academy of Sciences' Committee on Science, Technology & Law that took place on April 1, 2014 in Washington, DC.

The conference titled “The Tension Between Academic Freedom & State Open Records Laws: Is There a Need for a Re-Examination?” discussed the consequences that the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) can have in the academic environment and explored solutions that balance the academic freedom and the right of the public for information.