Appellate Court rules prosecutor’s office must reimburse fees in two related OPRA cases

An appellate court has ruled that the Middlesex Prosecutor’s Office must reimburse legal costs in an OPRA case concerning the fatal shooting of an Old Bridge man in 2015.. This follows a similar ruling in favor of two news outlets Continue Reading →

Lawsuit cites conflicting Appellate decisions on access to police records

The below blog post about an OPRA lawsuit for police incident reports and “use of force” reports discusses the Appellate decision (North Jersey Media Group v. Lyndhurst Twp.) that cut access to many law enforcement records “that even tangentially relate Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: John Paff v. Andrew C. Carey, Middlesex County Prosecutor

Case Name: John Paff v. Andrew C. Carey in his capacity as Middlesex County Prosecutor Docket Number: MID-L-4240-15 County / Vicinage: Middlesex Filing Date: July 22, 2015 Judge: Francis, Travis L. Status: Closed   Overview: John Paff filed suit against Continue Reading →