Supreme Court’s Reed v. Gilbert Decision Used to Strike Down Panhandling Ordinance

New Brunswick to Revise Anti-Panhandling Ordinances After Legal Challenge

The City of New Brunswick recently settled a lawsuit challenging two ordinances intended to restrict panhandling. One ordinance required a permit to solicit charitable contributions, while the other made it unlawful to beg or solicit food or monies on any street or sidewalk within the city. The plaintiff, a homeless

OPRA Request Upheld by NJ Appellate Court

The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division recently published its opinion in the case of American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) v. New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice (NJ-DCJ). The issue before the court was whether, in response to a request for government records under the Open