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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Appellate Division Rules Certain Employee Settlement Agreements Exempt from OPRA

Last week, the Appellate Division issued a notable decision regarding the Open Public Records Act (OPRA). In Libertarians for Transparent Government v. Cumberland County the court held that a settlement agreement between a public body and its employee, re...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Appeals Court Rules on OPRA and Junvenile UFR Releases

Earlier this week a New Jersey Appellate Panel issued its decision in Digital First Media v. Ewing Twp. This published decision concerned the required release of police use of force reports (UFR) pertaining to juveniles. While it is well-settled law that ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

OPRA Study Commission Legislation Introduced

Senator Corrado has introduced S-180, which establishes a 14-member Open Public Records Act Study Commission. The bill has been referenced to Senate State Government Committee. The League strongly supports S-180 and we thank Senator Corrado and Assemblyma...

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