Ohio Sunshine Laws With Brian Shrive
Attorney Brian Shrive teaches you how to get the information from governments you need through the public information request process. You must know this important Ohio law to let the sunshine in! If you need information from your Government(s), this class will tell you how to request the information, what information they are required to give you and when are they required to give you the information. We will also touch on the important Open Meetings Act which holds elected officials accountable to a series of procedures they are required to follow whenever they meet. Find out why these two Ohio laws have been called “the Great Equalizer.” This is a foundational EmpowerU class–SIGN UP!
Brian Shrive is an attorney with the Finney Law Firm where he focuses his practice on civil litigation including public interest and civil rights litigation. Brian recently helped bring about change to the Cleveland MetroPark’s unconstitutional “First Amendment Activity” policy, and has brought suits against public bodies for violations of the Open Meetings Act. Brian has advised local elected officials, candidates, and activists on Ohio’s Public Records Act and Open Meetings Act. Brian is a former board member of COAST, the Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes, having recently stepped down in order to accept an appointment to the Cincinnati Election Commission.