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 (8/8/2017):  The NJ Supreme Court issued its decision on August 3, 2017. NJFOG is working on a summary of the ruling and will post it soon. UPDATE (5/2/2016):  The NJ Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Firemen’s Association’s 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 →