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Closed Session Deep Dive: Attorney-Client Privilege

May 7, 2024

The open meetings law requires all official meetings of public bodies to be open to the public. G.S. 143-318.10(a). However, government bodies can hold closed-door meetings, known as closed sessions, under certain limited circumstances. This post focuses on closed sessions … Read more

Three Public Records Law Changes in the 2023 Budget

September 26, 2023

[UPDATE: This post has been updated to reflect practitioner input. Updated sections are italicized]. As of September 22, the General Assembly approved House Bill 259, a budget for the current and upcoming fiscal years. The budget bill, which will become … Read more

Who May Attend a Closed Session?

November 21, 2013

Two new members have been elected to the Pleasantville town council and are scheduled to be sworn in at the December meeting. A special meeting has been called for November 25, at which the current board plans to address several … Read more