Dickranian v. City of Los Angeles: Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Amicus Brief of CLC Supporting the City of Los Angeles and Urging Affirmance

Jun 24, 2013

Amicus brief written by the Campaign Legal Center supporting Appellees and urging affirmance.  The CLC argues that disclosure laws guarantee a more transparent and responsive government, as well as “robust” and “wide-open” debate on public issues, by securing “the widest possible dissemination of information from diverse and antagonistic sources.” N.Y. Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254, 266 (1964) (citation omitted). Also, that transparency is an essential aspect of any democracy.

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