Langsdorf and Schutz Present on Open Meetings and Public Comments for NEFAC

February 10, 2023

In an instructional video for the New England First Amendment Coalition, Preti Flaherty attorneys Steve Langsdorf and Sig Schutz present on state open meeting laws and public commentary. The video addresses common challenges to the public’s right to speak at open meetings and help clarify when and how government officials can restrict the speech of those in attendance.

Founded in 2006, NEFAC is New England’s leading provider of First Amendment and open government educational programming and services. Their mission is to defend, promote, and expand public access to government and the work it does. Its membership includes lawyers, journalists, historians, librarians, and academicians, as well as private citizens and organizations whose core beliefs include the principles of the First Amendment.