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Session Title

WI Public Records Law

Date(s)

November 8, 2021

Time

8:00am - 4:30pm

Location

WCTC

Cost

$125.00

Description

In this presentation, you will learn about:

  • Understanding Nuances in the Public Records Law regarding disclosure of different types of records from Personnel Records to Law Enforcement Records.

     

  • Understanding the Obligation to Effectively Respond to Requests for Records, and Drafting Effective Communications to Records Requesters designed to Protect the Interests of the Custodian and the Governmental Authority.

     

  • Understanding the Authority to Charge Fees.

     

  • Fulfilling Notice Obligations from Basic Situations to Complex Situations Involving Multiple Employees. 

     

  • Understanding Statutory and Common Law Provisions Barring the Release of Records

     

  • Understanding the Balancing Test Analysis and Clearly Articulating Arguments Supporting the Custodian’s Decisions regarding Release.  

     

  • Responding Effectively Through Scenario-based Training Designed to Identify Common Problems Posed by Records Requesters.

     

  • Managing the Public Relations Aspects of the Public Records Law. 

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