Appellate Court expands OPRA exemption for student records, requires court order

A October 16, 2017 Appellate Court ruling blocks access to “student records” by non-authorized persons without parental consent or a court order. This would appear to include matters of significant public concern. John Paff wrote, “This sweeping decision appears to Continue Reading →

Appellate Court ruling: No residency requirement for OPRA

UPDATE (5/16/2018):  An Appellate Court ruled today that the right to request records under OPRA is not limited to New Jersey residents. The ruling upheld a lower court opinion in Burlington County and reversed those in Cape May and Atlantic Continue Reading →