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Government Transparency in New Jersey: OPRA

Government Transparency in New Jersey: OPRA

October 3, 2018

On October 3, partner of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, CJ Griffin will attend the Hamilton Democratic Club and will speak on the government transparency in New Jersey, OPRA.

Government Transparency in New Jersey: OPRA

Transparency is key to holding government officials accountable and ensuring there is no corruption, so New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) are very important tools for activists, concerned citizens, and media. Learn how to submit an OPRA request, why it is important for municipalities to open meetings to the public, and other accountability strategies.

Wednesday, October 3, 7 p.m.
7 - 9 p.m.
Hamilton Public Library
1 Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Way
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Guest Speaker

CJ Griffin is a member at the law firm Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, where her practice focuses primarily on Media Law, Access to Public Records, and Appellate Advocacy. She is the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the ACLU of New Jersey and performs significant pro bono work on a variety of civil rights issues. Ms. Griffin is also the Immediate Past Chair of the LGBT Rights Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and previously served on the Essex County LGBTQ Advisory Board. You can read more Ms. Griffin on her law firm site: https://pashmanstein.com/attorney/cj-griffin/; her OPRA blog: https://njopra.com/; and by following her on Twitter: @CJGriffinEsq.