Civitas Review

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    Oct
    29

    Audio Available: CLF Plays Guest Host on the Freedom Action Network

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Education, Politicians & Politicking By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

    Yesterday, I guest hosted "What Matters with Chad Adams" on the Freedom Action Network. It was the Center for Law and Freedom (CLF)'s first foray into broadcast media, and we were fortunate to have a great lineup of guests, including: 3 p.m.: Andrea Dillon (aka Lady Liberty) to talk about excessive testing in public schools and the […]

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    Sep
    17

    Gaston Gazette comments on latest CLF suit

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Government By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , , ,

    The Gaston Gazette, a newspaper published out of Gastonia, recently commented on CLF's latest transparency lawsuit: Government too often tries to find ways to prevent the disclosure of information it has gathered. That action always leads to suspicion and distrust and erodes the relationship between government and the people in ways that harm progress. The city […]

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    Sep
    03

    CLF Files Public Records Suit on Behalf of NC Family

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Government By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , ,

    The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom is representing a North Carolina family in their public records lawsuit against the City of Belmont. At issue is whether a third-party, taxpayer-funded investigation is a public record. The Charlotte Observer reports: The Civitas Institute is suing the city of Belmont, saying it has refused to release […]

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    Sep
    02

    Greensboro to Public: 'Ashley' Emails Not Your Business

    Posted in Civitas Review, Government By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , , ,

    Imagine you own a business, and you find out one of your employees has been using his or her company email to link to Ashley Madison, the website that supposedly arranges affairs between married people. Wouldn't you want to know about it? Maybe call that person in for a little talk? The City of Greensboro, […]

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    Jun
    01

    Civitas pressuring state agencies on transparency

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , ,

    In April, I wrote in an editorial at the Burlington Times-News that North Carolina attorneys needed to step up to the plate and enforce our state's public records law. Since then, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) has aggressively pursued any and all legal means of enforcing these laws, whether on our own behalf or […]

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