“Sunshine Laws”: 2015 guide to Colorado’s open-government laws prepared by the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition and the Colorado Press Association. Endorsed by the governor’s office and state attorney general.
Colorado Open Meetings Law: Current through 2012 legislative session
Colorado Open Records Act: Current through 2012 legislative session
Colorado Archives Law: Current through 2012 legislative session
Colorado Reporter’s Shield Law: C.R.S. 13-90-119, privilege for a newsperson
ACLU Guide to Using Colorado’s Open Records.Laws: Published in 2010 by the ACLU of Colorado
Access to Colorado Judicial Branch Administrative Records: 2015 Colorado Supreme Court rules
Access to Colorado Court Records: 2005 directive from chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court (amended April 2016)
“21st Century Sunshine”: 2013 report on modernizing CORA by Colorado Ethics Watch
Law Summary – Colorado Open Records Act: Office of Legislative Legal Services
Law Summary – Open Meeting Requirements: Office of Legislative Legal Services
General Assembly CORA Policy: Office of Legislative Legal Services
Guidelines for Releasing Documents Prepared for Legislators: Office of Legislative Legal Services
Homeowners association records: Colorado Division of Real Estate
Open Government Guides: Information on each state’s open-records and open-meetings laws prepared for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
Colorado Revised Statutes & Constitution: Free public access to law database maintained by LexisNexis
Colorado Revised Statutes & Constitution: Downloadable pdfs from state Office of Legislative Legal Services
Sample FOIA request letters: From the National Freedom of Information Coalition
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Nonprofit that provides legal assistance to journalists
100 Key Ethics & Media Law Resources for Journalists: From journalismdegree.org
Student Press Law Center: Advocate for student First Amendment rights
MuckRock: Public records request service and clearinghouse for documents
GovernmentAttic.org: Electronic copies of thousands of federal government documents obtained under FOIA.
FOIA.gov: Reports and data on Freedom of Information Act activities for federal agencies
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