Skip to main content
ClearingHouse Community
Part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Menu ≡

Freedom of Information Act Access to Documents of Private Contractors Doing the Public's Business

By Greg Bass & Harry Hammitt

Federal and state open-record laws can be useful tools for accessing records of contractors performing traditional government functions as a result of the trend toward privatization of government services. Litigators can use the Freedom of Information Act as a tool to obtain government records from private contractors fulfilling government functions.

Download this article
↑ Go up to the top.