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Saturday, November 15, 2008

UPDATED AGAIN: Sunshine Committee Recomends Pro-Disclosure Approach to Attorney-Client Privilege

The Sunshine Committee voted 7-3 to recommend to the Legislature a narrowing of the current interpretation of the attorney-client privilege as an exemption to disclosure of public records.

The Tacoma News-Tribune has this editorial on the matter.

This is very good news. Now the Legislature needs to enact the Sunshine Committee's recommendation. You'll be hearing about this on og-blog in the coming weeks and months.

UPDATE 1: The Seattle Times writes this editorial on the Sunshine Committee's recommendation.

UPDATE 2: The Spokesman-Review writes this editorial.