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Jun 11

NJ Supreme Court Upholds Directive Mandating Release Names of Officers that Faced Major Discipline

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on June 11, 2021 at 11:42 AM by Legislative Staff

The NJ Supreme Court has issued an opinion upholding the Attorney General’s June 2020 Law Enforcement Directives (Directive 2020-5 and Directive 2020-6) that requires public disclosure of the names of police officers who have committed serious disciplinary violations that result in the imposition of “major discipline.”    

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May 08

NJ Supreme Court Issues Ruling Examining MLUL

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on May 8, 2020 at 10:51 AM by Legislative Staff

Earlier this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its opinion on Shipyard Associates, LP v. City of Hoboken, a case the League participated in as amicus curiae. This case deals principally with two issues related to the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL). The first issue addressed by the Court – when does a municipal ordinance work as a change in zoning requirements, so as to implicate the two-year protection against zoning requirement changes afforded to final approvals under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-22(a)? The second issue addressed is whether or not the MLUL exempts ordinances affecting public health and safety from its bar against retroactive application of changes in zoning requirements.

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