Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Unpublished trial court OPRA opinion

"Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals.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 I think that it's important that court opinions, even if they are not precedential, are easily accessible for future use.

Grossman v. Office of the County Prosecutor
Ocean County, Docket No. OCN-L-533-13
Hon. Vincent J. Grasso, A.J.S.C.
July 26, 2013
Click here for the opinion.

Analyzes requestor's right, under both OPRA and the common law, to disclosure of county prosecutor's records relating to the investigation and prosecution of a closed criminal case.

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