State blocked in “prior restraint” case against The Trentonian

The below statement by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ-NJ) nicely explains the issues in the “prior restraint” case against The Trentonian and reporter Isaac Avilucea.  Despite losing at every turn, the State continues to pursue the matter Continue Reading →

NJFOG takes West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education to court

NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education, filed 3/17/17, is the latest effort by NJFOG to increase OPMA/OPRA compliance. The suit follows others in Mercer County against the Trenton Board of Ed. in 2015 and the Lawrence Township Council & Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education et al.

Case Name:  NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education et al. Docket Number:  MER-L-000562-17 County / Vicinage:  Mercer Filing Date:  March 17, 2017 Judge:  Jacobson, Mary C. Status:  Open   Overview: This case is an OPRA/OPMA lawsuit brought as Continue Reading →

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 →