Pashman Stein Walder Hayden attorney CJ Griffin mentioned in NJ.com article, “Cops won’t name officer who fatally shot suspect in car chase, prompting grand jury probe. Now they’re being sued for answers.” The article explains that prosecutors in Essex County have refused to identify the officer who shot at fleeing vehicle.
"Now the office faces a lawsuit from an open records advocate seeking to wrest loose the information. The suit, filed by public-records attorney CJ Griffin on behalf of Richard Rivera, a police practices expert and civil rights advocate, argues there is no “lawful reason to justify non-disclosure” of records detailing the officer’s identity."
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