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Recent Court Decisions Impacting OPRA

Two recent court decisions have been issued dealing with the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”).  The first case issued on August 3, 2017, is an Appellate Court decision concerning the ability of the Superior Court to issue civil penalties for the “knowingly and willful” violations of OPRA.  677 more words

NJ Supreme Court Narrows Scope of OPRA Exemption

On July 11, 2017, the NJ Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in North Jersey Media Group, Inc., v. Township of Lyndhurst, et al.  This case attempts to provide clarification to the scope of the ‘criminal investigatory record’ and ‘records of investigations in progress’ exemptions to the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).  969 more words

Once In A Lifetime

Readers take note as this is the first and probably last time you will find me quoting Opra, but here goes. . .

“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity”

Nothing Is Perfect

“The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw”

A quote by Havelock Ellis.   (Boy, was this guy ahead of the times! If alive today, he would probably be a regular on Dr. 18 more words

THE MUSIC OF CRIME FICTION

IV. SCHERZO

I like to think I have a wide taste in music, and can get something out of almost every genre and style. I do draw the line at ‘modern’ jazz, however. 800 more words

Murder

Scope of Government Record Under OPRA Widens

Today, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided, John Paff v. Galloway Twp., and Thalia C. Kay, a case in which the League joined as Amicus.  363 more words