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Partner CJ Griffin Quoted in NJ.COM article the NJ Attorney General's Decision to Make Police Shooting Videos Public

Partner CJ Griffin Quoted in NJ.COM article the NJ Attorney General's Decision to Make Police Shooting Videos Public

February 27, 2018
Attorneys

A recent article on NJ.com entitled “Police Shooting Videos Should be Public, N.J. Attorney General Says” reported Police videos of deadly shootings in New Jersey should be made public within 20 days in most cases under a directive.

"It's good that there's a presumption of disclosure," said CJ Griffin, one of the attorneys who won the Supreme Court case, known as North Jersey Media Group v. Lyndhurst.

But, she added, the new directive does little to expand public access already granted by the Supreme Court in the Lyndhurst case, noting that the directive only applies to instances of "deadly force," which comprise "a very small percentage" of police encounters.

To read the article, please click here.