Open Records Act Clarification: HB 1036 (2012)
Amends the Colorado Open Records Act to clarify that civil
Amends the Colorado Open Records Act to clarify that civil government investigatory files fall within the investigations exception, contrary to a ruling by the Colorado Court of Appeals in Land Owners United LLC v. Waters, which held that such files are not protected from disclosure. Without exemption, personal information of consumer victims and propriety information of businesses could be subject to an open records request. Does allow for a public interest exemption.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system
Together, let’s forge a legal landscape that makes equitable access to justice a living reality for all Georgians.
This is an opportunity to reassess the practices and regulations surrounding private-attorney contracting and to enact reforms that promote fairness, transparency and value for taxpayer dollars.
Allowing the company to continue the bankruptcy process will help ensure equitable and efficient resolution in complex mass tort claims