Failed lawsuit by Hamilton could cost taxpayers $75,000

Click here for Press of Atlantic City report.

Township of Hamilton Loses SLAPP Suit, Ordered to pay attorney fees

On June 24, 2015, the Hon. Michael Winkelstein, J.A.D. ruled the Township of Hamilton did not have a right to file a lawsuit against me in order to stop an OPRA request they wanted to deny. The Township has been ordered to pay all my attorney fees. See judges order below.Also stop by my attorney's blog to read about the case.


NJ Attorney General Asked to investigate Township of Hamilton Sunshine Law Violation

The Township of Hamilton which touts how they are for open government and transparency has been hiding meeting minutes from the public. Its not an isolated incident and after one warning the Township clerk appears to be defiantly disregarding the law. On the second occasion I have filed an Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) or Sunshine Law violation against the Township and requested a fine be issued. 

Muckrock.com: OPRA warrior Harry Scheeler comes down on Bridgegate

Recent interview on Muckrock.com regarding many transparency issues concerning NJ's Open Public Records Act, my lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie and the State Government Records Council. Click here.

Government Records Council Violates Open Public Meetings Act

The New Jersey Government Records Council has been violating the states Open Public Meetings Act since the summer of 2014. Even after a warning they continue to violate New Jersey's Sunshine Law. A complaint has been filed with the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.

You can read more about the complaint here on my attorney's blog which includes a copy of the complaint.

Vineland, NJ Police Release Censored Facebook Page Comments

The Vineland, NJ police department has released previously censored public Facebook comments posted on the departments wall in response to the death of 32-year-old Phillip White.

" In response to your request dated April 8, 2015, effective April 10, 2015, the Vineland Police Department made all posts/messages on their Facebook page available for public viewing. The department also provided the attached posts made to the Facebook page since April 2, 2015. Messages made prior to April 2, 2015 were not hidden, and have been available for public viewing."
Press of Atlantic City article can be found here.

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