Tag: NJ board of education lawsuit

Gov. Murphy Signs NJ Voter Registration Bill

NJ Court Allows Nonbinding Referendum Question Over School Board Matter

The case of Harrison Board of Education v. Netchert, which was recently approved for publication, presented what the court deemed an “interesting conundrum”: whether a referendum question that plaintiff concedes has no actual legal effect on the relationship between the parties nonetheless should be barred. The court ultimately answered no.

Federal Court Dismisses School Bullying Claim Against East Orange Board of Education

Bullying claims continue to pose challenges for boards of education throughout New Jersey. The United States District Court recently dismissed a suit against the East Orange Board of Education, which alleged various state and federal statutory, constitutional, and common law claims. The plaintiff in the case, a guardian ad litem