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Institute for Justice v. Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

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  1. Freedom of Information
The Reporters Committee filed an amicus brief in the Illinois Supreme Court in a state Freedom of Information Act case…

The Reporters Committee filed an amicus brief in the Illinois Supreme Court in a state Freedom of Information Act case concerning the retroactive application of a new exemption enacted during the pendency of the case. The brief argues that (1) a rule permitting the retroactive application of new FOIA exemptions would undermine the well-established public policy of Illinois in favor of transparency, and (2) given the important interests at stake the Court should adopt a clear-statement rule for all amendments to FOIA.

2017-12-06-institute-for-justice-v-illino.pdf