The Wisconsin public records and open meetings handbook

Block, Peter J., author

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  • "In cooperation with the Government Lawyers Division."
  • Previous editions authored or edited by Melanie Swank.
  • Includes index.


  • Part I. Public Records Law. Overview of Wisconsin's public records law -- Making and responding to a public records request -- Privileges -- Access to personnel records in the custody of a public official -- Law enforcement records -- Pupil and juvenile records in the possession of a school district -- Contractors' records -- Fees a records custodian may charge -- Enforcement -- Issues involving electronic public records -- Freedom of Information Act -- Part II. Open Meetings Law. Coverage of the open meetings law -- Definition of meeting -- Accessibility and openness -- Notice -- Voting and record keeping -- Closed meetings -- Enforcement and penalties
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