Mississippi FOI Resources

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Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information, Inc.  (NFOIC Affiliate)
Department of Journalism
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677
Contact: Jeanni Atkins, Executive Director
Phone (662) 915-7146
Fax (662) 915-7765
http://www.mcfoi.org/
Email iatkins@olemiss.edu

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law Miss. Code Ann. 25-4-1 et seq.
Closed: Personnel matters; impending litigation; security personnel, plans, and devices; misconduct investigations; extraordinary emergencies posing immediate or irrevocable harm to persons or property; the purchase, sale or leasing of lands; admissions tests; and the location, relocation or expansion of a business or industry.

Open Records Law Miss. Code Ann 25-61-1 et seq.
Exempt: Personnel matters; employment applications; individual tax records; academic examination questions; appraisal information concerning the sale or purchase of property for public purposes; and attorney work product concerning litigation.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

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FOI HOTLINE

Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information, Inc.
(662) 915-7146
Contact: Jeanni Atkins, Executive Director
http://www.mcfoi.org/
Email iatkins@olemiss.edu

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CONTACTS

Office of the Attorney General
Carroll Gartin Justice Building
450 High Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone (601) 359-368
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/
Email msag05@ago.state.ms.us

Mississippi State Bar
P.O. Box 2168
643 North State St.
Jackson, MS 39225-2168
Phone (601) 948-4471 | Fax (601) 355-8635
http://www.msbar.org/
Email info@msbar.org

Mississippi Press Association
371 Edgewood Terrace
Jackson, MS 39206-6217
Phone (601) 981-3060
Fax (601) 981-3676
http://www.mspress.org/
mspress@mspress.org

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Mass Communication Law in Mississippi
by Gene Wiggins. New Forums Press, Stillwater, OK, 1992, 98 p.
Price: $8.95 plus $1.50 shipping
Order from:
Amazon.com
 

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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