“Ignorance” Is No Excuse for Violating The Sunshine Law

It has now been 45 years since Missouri adopted its Sunshine Law, which obligates government agencies and officers to give the public access to most public records and public meetings. No government official can legitimately claim to be ignorant that the Sunshine Law imposes this obligation. And yet when Missouri‚Äôs state auditor, Nicole Galloway, recently … Continue reading “Ignorance” Is No Excuse for Violating The Sunshine Law