Legal Hotline: Hemp and CBD Ads 2020

Q:  Can we run ads for hemp and related products like CBD supplements and food additives?  If so, are there any laws or regulations that we should consider? A: The law is…

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Legal Hotline: Juror Identity

Q. Are the names and addresses of jurors impaneled in a criminal trial public? Isn’t the jury array already a public record? A. The jury array is a public record as are…

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Legal Hotline: Settlements and Confidentiality Clause

Q:  Are settlement agreements involving public agencies considered public records?  Can an agency rely upon a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement to deny access? A:  Settlement agreements between public agencies and…

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Legal Hotline: Sunshine Recording Limit

Q: A local agency is considering a policy that would prohibit recording public meetings where no vote is scheduled to take place and would require registration at least 48 hours in advance…

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Legal Hotline: Redaction Fees

Q:  I filed a Right-to-Know request seeking to inspect records.  I want to inspect the records before requesting copies to help me decide which records are most relevant and to reduce copy…

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