ACLU intervenes in N.J. public records denial for out-of-state group

ACLU of New Jersey is appealing a Feb. 19 Superior Court decision upholding Atlantic City School District’s denial of public records to a Washington D.C. advocacy group because the group is based out-of-state. An Appellate Division decision has statewide application, Continue Reading →

Do non-residents of New Jersey have standing under OPRA?

UPDATE (4/03/2017): A Bergen Judge has ruled that an OPRA requestor does not need to provide his address. Read more HERE.   UPDATE (Jan. 2017):  Judge Georgia M. Curio has rejected a motion to reconsider her October 2016 decision, which Continue Reading →

Atlantic County Judge says public agencies can’t sue under OPRA!

A judge in Atlantic County has held that public agencies cannot sue requestors for declarations that the records sought are not subject to OPRA.  The court affirmed that only the requestor can sue under OPRA and awarded attorney’s fees to Continue Reading →