The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA – Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq.

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The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA – Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq. Andrew T. Bodoh, an associate attorney of Thomas H. Roberts and Associates, P.C. in Richmond Virginia, has literally written the book when it comes to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In October 2015, he published The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA, now available online […]

FOIA setback is the fault of the Virginia legislature

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Editorial Opinion – Virginia FOIA By Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq. (Author of Virginian’s Guide to FOIA) 9/22/2015 –  If we wish to restore reasonableness to FOIA, we must persuade the General Assembly to mandate redaction and release of public government records.  Thomas Jefferson explained the importance of access to government, stating “The information of the people […]

Summary of Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”)

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Summary of Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”)            The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Va. Code § 2.2-3700 et seq.) is a powerful tool for both citizens of the Commonwealth and for their attorneys, especially in lawsuits involving the state.  (The Federal Government and other states have their own versions of FOIA).  This Act is […]