CASE SUMMARY: LFTG v. Wall Township Board of Education

Case Name: Libertarians for Transparent Government (LFTG) v. Wall Township Board of Education and Brian J. Smyth Docket Number: MON-L-2848-17 County: Monmouth Filing Date: August 3, 2017 Presiding Judge: Not yet assigned (as of 8/10/17) Status: Open Overview: This case Continue Reading →

NJFOG takes West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education to court

NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education, filed 3/17/17, is the latest effort by NJFOG to increase OPMA/OPRA compliance. The suit follows others in Mercer County against the Trenton Board of Ed. in 2015 and the Lawrence Township Council & Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education et al.

Case Name:  NJFOG v. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education et al. Docket Number:  MER-L-000562-17 County / Vicinage:  Mercer Filing Date:  March 17, 2017 Judge:  Jacobson, Mary C. Status:  Closed, disposed 11/08/2017   Overview: This case is an OPRA/OPMA lawsuit Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: LFTG v. Elizabeth School District

  Case Name:  Libertarians for Transparent Government (LFTG) v. Elizabeth School District Docket Number: UNN-L-0160-17 County: Union Filing Date: January 11, 2017 Presiding Judge: Mega, Robert J. Status:   Open.  (Pending Order to Show Cause hearing on March 10, 2017)   Continue Reading →

Can meeting minutes be 100% redacted? Appellate Court to weigh in.

UPDATE (3/4/2017): The Appellate Division ruling will be available online after 10 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017. See the “unpublished opinions” in the right-hand column on the Judiciary’s web site HERE. — When providing copies of closed (or executive) Continue Reading →

ACLU intervenes in N.J. public records denial for out-of-state group

ACLU of New Jersey is appealing a Feb. 19 Superior Court decision upholding Atlantic City School District’s denial of public records to a Washington D.C. advocacy group because the group is based out-of-state. An Appellate Division decision has statewide application, Continue Reading →