Mayor: Bloomfield subpoenaed in councilman’s bribery case

Following news of bribery charges involving a Bloomfield Councilman, the Council is planning to adopt a local pay-to-play law (hopefully stronger than the state law) and form a local Ethics Commission. Ethics is a hot topic these days. Search our website Continue Reading →

Security camera footage OPRA case goes to NJ Supreme Court

On November 6, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to hear Bloomfield Township’s (Essex County) appeal of a May 13, 2015 Appellate Division ruling that required the Township to provide an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requestor with 14 Continue Reading →

Bloomfield officers convicted in ‘dashcam’ case

“Jeter’s lawyer sought the second dash camera video through an Open Public Records Act request… Based on the newly discovered video, the prosecutor’s office dismissed the charges against Jeter and opened an investigation into the officers that resulted in an Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Patricia Gilleran v. Township of Bloomfield

Case Name: Patricia Gilleran v. Township of Bloomfield Docket Numbers: NJ Supreme Court 076114, Appellate Court A-15-15, Trial Court ESX-L-3459-14 County / Vicinage: Essex Filing Date: May 14, 2014 Judge: Justice LaVecchia authored the NJ Supreme Court’s 4 to 2 majority Continue Reading →