Monday, July 18, 2016

NJ Supreme Court grants certification in John Paff v. Galloway Township.

On July 15, 2016, the New Jersey Supreme Court granted certification (i.e. agreed to review) an April 8, 2016 Appellate Division ruling that held that the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) "does not require the creation of a new government record that does not yet exist at the time of a request, even if the information sought to be included in the new government record is stored or maintained electronically in other government records."

For those who wish to read the legal arguments that led to the Supreme Court's acceptance of the case, they are linked below:


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