CASE SUMMARY: Digital First Media v. Township of Readington, et al.

Case Name: Digital First Media v. Township of Readington, et al Docket Number: HNT-L-427-16 County: Hunterdon Filing Date: September 30, 2016 Presiding Judge: Yolanda Ciccone Status: Disclosure stayed pending appeal   Overview: The court ruled that Readington Township must provide Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge

Case Name:  Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge Docket Number:  MID-L-002750-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  May 9, 2016 Judge:  Francis, Travis L. Status:  Closed.   Overview: In an October 27, 2016 written opinion, Middlesex County Assignment Judge Continue Reading →

Bergen NAACP To Host Forum On Transparency Prompted By Bill To Withhold Police Video, 911 Tapes From Public – Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at 7 PM

In response to the introduction of S788 by Senator Paul Sarlo — the bill proposes to exempt all police videos and 911 calls from OPRA — a forum will be hosted on Feb. 23, 2016 by the Bergen County NAACP to discuss Continue Reading →

Dog attack dash cam video on the docket

UPDATE (July 11, 2016):  The Appellate Court issued a published (and thus precedential) decision on June 30, 2016 that the police dashcam video in question is disclosable under the state’s Open Public Records Act.  http://njfog.org/2016/07/11/appellate-division-rules-release-dog-bite-dashcam-video/ — This APP article concerns Continue Reading →