New OPRA Lawsuit Seeks Copy of Criminal Complaint

On July 20, 2018, on behalf of our client Libertarians for Transparent Government (“LFTG”), a New Jersey non-profit, we filed an OPRA lawsuit against the City of Bridgeton, its Records Custodian, and one of its police officers.  We are seeking a copy of a criminal complaint filed against that police officer.  While the complaint was filed in a different jurisdiction, the City of Bridgeton acknowledged having a copy, but refused to disclose the record to our client.  We seek a copy of the complaint and counsel fees.

John Paff, the executive director of LFTG, has blogged about the case here.  John has made the lawsuit documents available here.

Update:  we gained access to a copy of the complaint and achieved payment of counsel fees.

If you have a question about New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act or any other legal issue, call us at 908-894-5656 or email us at info@luerslaw.

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