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 →

The Common Law Right of Access to Public Records and the Cost of the Fight

It’s pretty big news when a judge grants a $45,000 fee award in a successful lawsuit seeking public records under the common law right of access.  It’s not just the magnitude of the figure, but that the requester-plaintiff — the little Continue Reading →