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Video Recordings of This Year's Department of Justice Webinar on Public Records and Open Meetings Laws Now Accessible Online


MADISON — More than 200 people attended this year's live Public Records and Open Meetings webinar by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on October 20, 2011, to learn about Wisconsin's Public Records and Open Meetings laws.


Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that video recordings of the webinar, posted by subject matter, now are available online.


A webinar is an interactive audio-visual presentation viewed live over the Internet from the participant's personal computer.


The video recordings of the webinar have been posted, along with the accompanying PowerPoint presentations. Written answers to participants' questions about the Public Records Law, prepared by the presenting DOJ assistant attorney general, also are posted online.


Anyone may access those resources and other Public Records and Open Meetings information free of charge at the following links:




Every year, the DOJ holds free Public Records and Open Meetings seminars in various locations to educate Wisconsin residents, officials and media and to promote compliance with state laws.