CASE SUMMARY: LFTG v. Wall Township Board of Education

Case Name: Libertarians for Transparent Government (LFTG) v. Wall Township Board of Education and Brian J. Smyth Docket Number: MON-L-2848-17 County: Monmouth Filing Date: August 3, 2017 Presiding Judge: Not yet assigned (as of 8/10/17) Status: Open Overview: This case Continue Reading →

Lawrence School Board over-redacted its closed meeting minutes

Records requestors are often given redacted (i.e. black-lined) versions of the minutes from their town council’s or school board’s closed or executive meetings. Sometimes, the redactions are explained only by a vague description such as “on-going litigation” while other times Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. Lawrence Township Board of Education

  Case Name:  NJFOG v. Lawrence Township Board of Education Docket Number:  MER-L-1831-16 County / Vicinage:  Mercer Filing Date:  September 12, 2016 Presiding Judge:   Jacobson, Mary C. Status:  closed   Overview: The complaint alleges multiple violations of the OPMA and Continue Reading →

Spotswood School Board meeting minutes don’t make the grade, lawsuit claims

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release September 1, 2016   UPDATE (9/27/16):    The time of the Oct. 13th hearing has been changed to 10:00 AM. This hearing date, hour and location is subject to change. If you plan to attend, Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education

  Case Name:  NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education Docket Number:  MID-L-4615-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  August 8, 2016 Presiding Judge:  Vignuolo, Lisa M. (formerly Francis, Travis L.) Status:  Closed   Overview: The complaint alleges multiple violations of the Continue Reading →