It does seem like kind of a long while since I've been able to point to somebody stating tge obvious so I can restate it. But here's a repeat that seems so obvious that it's astonishing that it took several days for somebody -- Kurt Eichenwald at Vanity Fair -- to say it:
(And before someone launches into the “F.I.S.A. is secret” wail,
remember this: so are grand-jury investigations that result in subpoenas
being issued in criminal cases.)
As are Family Court, legal disciplinary proceedings and much else.