Two courts rule for release of informal or draft settlement documents. Two more cases pending.

A 9/14/2016 decision by an Essex County Superior Court judge favored a records requestor seeking a settlement confirmation letter pertaining to a lawsuit against Caldwell Borough. The court ruled that the letter was disclosable under OPRA even though the settlement Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Libertarians for Transparent Government (LFTG) v. City of Jersey City

  Case Name: Libertarians for Transparent Government (LFTG) v. City of Jersey City Docket Number: HUD-L-002952-16 County / Vicinage: Hudson Filing Date: July 21, 2016 Judge: D’Alessandro, Daniel Status: Closed.   Overview: This case determined that an Open Public Records Continue Reading →