Teaneck sues resident who filed a multitude of records requests

Teaneck filed suit against a records requestor who submitted approximately 300 requests in a two-month period. The municipality is seeking relief from its duty to respond and wants the requestor stripped of his right to submit future requests. Teaneck officials Continue Reading →

Colts Neck files “first strike” suit in OPRA matter

UPDATE (Sept. 14, 2016):  Colts Neck has had a change of heart regarding its lawsuit to have the records declared not public. They have decided to not pursue the lawsuit and have produced the records. ————-   Colts Neck Township Continue Reading →

NJ Appellate Court says only a requestor can sue under OPRA. NJ Supreme Court to hear appeal.

UPDATE (5/2/2016):  The NJ Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Firemen’s Association’s appeal of the Appellate Division’s ruling that only requestors and not custodians can file an OPRA action and also regarding the duty to disclose records pertaining to Continue Reading →

Appellate Court to rule on who can file an OPRA lawsuit

UPDATE (12/18/2015):  For NJ Appellate Court ruling, see http://njfog.org/2015/12/18/2707/. — What has come to be called “first strikes” or “pre-emptive strikes” by public agencies is a hot topic these days with a growing number of records requestors finding themselves as Continue Reading →