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New Jersey Appellate Division Endorses ‘Neither Confirm Nor Deny’ Response to Public Records Request

Posted by September 2, 2016 , ,

NJ OPRA Request Exemption Recognized by NJ Appeals Court Striking a blow to news media, and representing a victory for privacy advocates, in a landmark ruling the New Jersey Appellate Division denied the Bergen Record Newspaper's Open Public Records Act ("OPRA") request directed to the Bergen County Prosecutor demanding access to records concern ... Read More.

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Federal Appeals Court Tells Super Bowl Ticket Purchasers to Take a Hike

Posted by February 3, 2016 , , ,

Perfect timing.  Just a few weeks before Super Bowl 50, a federal appeals court has rejected a class action lawsuit filed by two disgruntled football fans against the National Football League (NFL) for allegedly violating the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and New Jersey Ticket Law regarding the sale of Super Bowl tickets. Finkelman v. National Foo ... Read More.

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NJ Open Public Records Act Mandates Disclosure of Police Records

Posted by January 19, 2015

In a written opinion issued on January 12, 2015 Bergen County Assignment Judge Peter E. Doyne ordered that the State of New Jersey and several townships comply with public records requests made by North Jersey Media Group, the owner of The Record newspaper, concerning an incident that resulted in police officers shooting and killing an African Amer ... Read More.

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