Legal Hotline: Emergency Time Response Logs

Q: I requested access to emergency time response logs from the local emergency dispatch agency. The records provided had all response addresses redacted, and as a result, I have no way to…

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Legal Hotline: Clean Slate Law

Q: A reader called our office demanding that we remove an article that covered his arrest and subsequent conviction for DUI. He said the conviction was erased under the new Clean Slate…

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Legal Hotline: Self-Service Storage Ads

Q:  Are there any laws that govern advertising by self-service storage facilities selling personal property? A:  Yes.  The Self-Service Storage Facilities Act governs the process by which self-service storage facilities may advertise…

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Legal Hotline: Public Road Accidents

Q: One of our journalists was covering an accident scene on a public highway, from the public street, when a police officer threatened to arrest him if he didn’t leave the scene….

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Legal Hotline: Estate Notices

Q: An advertiser wants to run an estate notice and only include the name of the deceased and an address for the executor. Is that enough information? A: No. Estate notices are…

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