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 →

NJPA court brief challenges a public agency’s right to sue under OPRA

UPDATE (12/18/2015):  For NJ Appellate Court ruling, see http://njfog.org/2015/12/18/2707/. — The New Jersey Press Association (NJPA) has filed an amicus brief challenging a records custodian’s ability to file a declaratory judgment lawsuit in response to an Open Public Records Act Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: New Jersey State Firemen’s Association (NJSFA) v. Jeff Carter

Case Name:  New Jersey State Firemen’s Association (NJSFA) v. Jeff Carter Docket Number:  NJ Supreme Court Docket No. 077097, Appellate A-2810-13T2, Trial Court Docket No. UNN-L-2932-13 County / Vicinage:  Union Filing Date:  August 15, 2013 Judge:  Chrystal, Lisa F. (at trial level) Continue Reading →