Connecticut Open Meetings: Video Tutorials

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Introduction to Open Meeting Law
Taught by NEFAC’s Dan Barrett, the ACLU of Connecticut’s legal director, this is the first of several lessons on the state’s Open Meeting Law.

How Newsrooms Respond to Executive Session Secrecy
Len Besthoff at NBC Connecticut shares how government agencies inappropriately held executive sessions — secret meetings that are allowed only under certain circumstances — and what he did to respond.

Open Meetings and Public Comment
Attorney William S. Fish, Jr., at Hinckley Allen addresses common challenges to the public’s right to speak at open meetings and help clarify when and how government officials can restrict the speech of those in attendance.