Andrew Ball

NJ Supreme Court Addresses Application of Open Public Records Act to Electronically Stored Information

Decision Allows for Easier Access to Data Earlier this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a decision which will require public agencies, including municipalities, throughout New Jersey to respond to requests for, and potentially to compile lists or reports containing, electronic information stored by the public agency.  On June 20, 2017, the New Jersey Supreme...
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NJ Implements Changes to the Criminal Expungement Process

New Jersey just passed a new law that will make it easier for certain people with criminal records to “expunge” their criminal histories. An expungement essentially wipes an arrest, conviction, and any related proceedings from an individual’s record: from a legal perspective, an expungement treats those events as if they had never occurred - subject...
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