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California Court Dismisses PhRMA Transparency Lawsuit

Policy and Medicine – On August 30, 2018, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). PhRMA had initiated the lawsuit to stop California's drug…

California charter schools should follow transparency laws, attorney general says

The San Diego Union-Tribune – Kristen Taketa – The California Attorney General's Office has declared that charter schools should be required to follow transparency and integrity laws as other public entities are. The freedom and flexibility that the state gives to charter schools do not apply…

California enters a welcome new era of police transparency

The San Diego Union-Tribune – The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board – Transparency is absolutely essential to government. It helps ensure that problems are acknowledged and addressed. With the exception of a handful of issues generally involving negotiations on contracts, services and land purchases, open government…

Court Rejects Challenge to California Police Transparency Law

CNS Search – Nathan Solis – (CN) – The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a sheriff union's request to block a new state law that provides public access to past police-misconduct and use-of-force records. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies' union…

Two New California Laws Aim to Improve Law Enforcement Transparency

FOX40 – Joe Khalil – SACRAMENTO — Two new laws that will take effect in the new year are aimed at making California's law enforcement more accountable, especially when it comes to police shootings. Dashcam and body camera videos are widely considered the best…

Court Rejects Challenge to California Police Transparency Law

SCVNews.com – Courthouse News Service – The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a sheriff union's request to block a new state law that provides public access to past police-misconduct and use-of-force records. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies' union sought an…