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Elon scholar identifies problems, potential solutions in N.C. public records law

State law promises access to North Carolina’s public records. But flaws within that law can reduce government transparency and increase inefficiency.

That’s the argument Elliot Engstrom, fellow at the Elon University School of Law, presented Monday to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. Engstrom identified key problems with the current law. He also put forward potential solutions. (Access Engstrom’s slides here.)