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December 7, 2020  

Business Information and FOIA

December 7, 2020

The panel considers exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act which protects financial and business information. Does this create a right to privacy for corporations? Should business information be protected from disclosure, when the business is doing work for the government? 

The article discussed is: Jane E. Kirtley, Scott Memmel, and Jonathan Anderson, More Substantial Harm than Good: Recrafting FOIA's Exemption 4 after Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, 46 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev 497.

Host: Tony Fernando

Panel: Nailah Graves-Manns, Seth Trott, Courtney Buechler

Audio: Mohammed Saleem

Producer: Tony Fernando