Access to State Courts

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Introduction to State Courts
This class is taught by Raymond A. Marcaccio, co-founder of Oliverio & Marcaccio LLP. He represents local news media organizations and brings claims for access to public records and court and government proceedings.

Court Documents and Hearings
This lesson is taught by attorney Raymond A. Marcaccio. By viewing this lesson, you’ll learn: (1) court rules on accessing judicial records and proceedings (2) special considerations for journalists, such as the right to record court hearings and (3) how to object to a denial of access for records or to a proceeding.

Online Access to State Court Documents
This lesson is taught by Tim White, an investigative reporter and managing editor at WPRI in Providence. He is the recipient of six New England Emmy Awards for investigative reporting and was honored for a 2010 series of stories probing government waste in Rhode Island.