LANSING - Foster Swift has recently released a video in their Legal Basics Series which discusses Freedom of Information Act requests as they relate to public schools.
Attorney, Laura Genovich, discusses the top three things schools need to know when it comes to FOIA and when to consult with legal counsel. According to Genovich, "There are a lot of situations where public records can be exempt from disclosure." Learning more about FOIA requests can help protect schools, school officials and the rights of students.
The Legal Basics Video Series provides general information and are not legal advice. The video series is intended to help school officials proactively identify legal needs and select experienced legal counsel.
To access the video visit www.fosterswift.com, under publications and click on Legal Basics Videos or view them on our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/fosterswift