Monday, August 6, 2012

Unpublished trial court OPMA opinion

"Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals. Unless somebody puts them on-line and calls attention to them, they are likely not to be located by people who may want to search for them. I think that it's important that court opinions, even if they are not precedential, are easily accessible for future use.

I have converted the scanned opinion to a searchable text version. Links to the scan is contained within the footer to the live document.

Lebanon Township Post 115 First Aid Squad et al v.
Township of Lebanon et al
Hunterdon County, Docket No. HNT-L-232-10
Hon. Peter A. Buchsbaum, J.S.C.
June 11, 2010
Click here for the opinion.
Findings: a) that terse recitation of executive session topics was not permissible under the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) and b) topics were discussed in executive session that ought to have been discussed in public.



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