Notices, Agendas & Minutes under the OPMA

Date: 10/30/2014 Publication: NJSBA Workshop CooperLevenson Publication: NJSBA Workshop Summary: The Sunshine Law guarantees the public’s right to know when its public bodies are meeting, what they are meeting about and what action they are taking on the public’s behalf. At the same time, local boards of education have to ensure student and employee confidentiality … Continue reading “Notices, Agendas & Minutes under the OPMA”

Wil Donio, Cooper Levenson Partner, to Present at Dyslexia and the Law Conference March 12th

William S. Donio, Esq., partner at Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law will be among the presenting faculty at the Camden County Bar Association’s program, “Dyslexia and the Law: Understanding the Rights of Students with Dyslexia & Related Disabilities,” on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Tavistock Country Club in … Continue reading “Wil Donio, Cooper Levenson Partner, to Present at Dyslexia and the Law Conference March 12th”

Social Media: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

William S. Donio presents Social Media – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. This learning session focuses on the legal implications of the use and misuse of social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Both staff and student rights are discussed as well as procedures for disciplining when social media is used inappropriately. Donio … Continue reading “Social Media: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”

On Sunlight and Disinfectant: How a recent decision on the Sunshine Law will affect school boards

Before he was a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, Louis Brandeis wrote: “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” According to the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, New Jersey public bodies such as boards of education must tell the public when the lights … Continue reading “On Sunlight and Disinfectant: How a recent decision on the Sunshine Law will affect school boards”