Macon Telegraph v. City of Forsyth

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Macon Telegraphvs.City of Forsyth
Number: 88V442
Year: 1988
State: Georgia
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Macon Telegraph v. City of Forsyth was a case before the Georgia Supreme Court in 1988 concerning open meetings laws.


Macon Telegraph v. City of Forsyth, No. 88V442 (Monroe Superior Court, September 30, 1988) (Craig, J.): Suit by The Macon Telegraph, in which The Atlanta Journal-Constitution participated as an amicus, for access to meetings conducted by a committee of the City of Forsyth City Council for the purpose of questioning citizens concerning allegations of government impropriety. Judge Craig ruled that the public was entitled to attend such meetings, ordered disclosure of transcripts of such meetings conducted in closed session in the past, and enjoined the City from conducting such meetings in secret in the future.[1]

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  1. Synopsis of Georgia Open Meetings Act Cases