Category: Legal Issue: Whistleblower Rights

Governor signs remaining bills of interest to CalAware

In the final days for Governor Brown to take action on bills submitted to him, he signed five of  significance to the interests of Californians Aware. PUBLIC INFORMATION Attorney Fees for Prevailing Public Records Requester ...

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Six bills of interest to CalAware on Governor’s desk

September 30 is the last day for the Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature before September 1.  Six bills affecting rights or protections of particular interest to Californians Aware—besides the three recently...

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CalAware’s report card—and a plea

Californians Aware, the nonprofit organization fighting for your rights to open government, free speech and protected reporting, needs your help as never before. After our first dozen years working in the courts and the...

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State Bar, CalTech Face Whistleblower Suits

WHISTLEBLOWERS Whistleblower suits claim retaliation for accusing colleagues of altering records at the State Bar, spying for Israel at CalTech FREE SPEECH Hearing set in suit against West Covina School District for barring...

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How Chilled Must a “Vegeterrorist” Be to Get into Court?

Remember when Oprah Winfrey was sued for saying some unflattering things about the health risks of beef, and hamburger in particular? A jury found that she had not defamed the cattleman who sued under Texas’s False Disparagement...

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Free Speech, Whistleblowing, Public Information

FREE SPEECH Court: California privacy law gives Internet opinions on public issues not just the right to be wrong, but also to stay anonymous Study: Surprise! Supreme Court justices’ support for free speech depends on the...

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One Line News in Public Forum Law: 9/13/2013

OPEN GOVERNMENT CalAware’s proposed Plan B to save the Brown Act and the Public Records Act to go before the voters Sunlight’s new list has 32 pointers for local/state governments on “proactive disclosure” policies FREE PRESS...

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