More on McBurney decision

We posted yesterday on the Supreme Court's decision upholding Virginia's FOIA provision that allows Virginia government agencies to withhold from non-Virginians the same public records it provides to Virginians. The press is weighing in on the decision, including this piece by Cyrus Farivar that argues that "[t]he unanimous decision is a significant setback to journalists and
researchers who use the tool to gather information from public agencies.
Ars and dozens of media organizations—including the Associated Press, Bloomberg News, The New Yorker, The New York Times, National Public Radio, The Washington Post, etc.—filed an amicus brief in favor of the two men who challenged the restriction." Lyle Denniston and Garrett Epps have also posted on the ruling.

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