A-12 September Term 2020 084392.

258 A.3d 1048 (2021)

248 N.J. 274

Ernest BOZZI, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. CITY OF JERSEY CITY and Irene McNulty, Defendants-Appellants.

Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Decided September 20, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Maura E. Connelly , Assistant Corporation Counsel, argued the cause for appellants ( Peter J. Baker , Jersey City Law Department Corporation Counsel, attorneys; Maura E. Connelly and John McKinney , Assistant Corporation Counsel, on the brief).

Donald M. Doherty, Jr. , argued the cause for respondent (Donald M. Doherty, Jr., on the brief).

Carl R. Woodward, III , argued the cause for amici curiae New Jersey State League of Municipalities and New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, attorneys; Carl R. Woodward, III, on the brief).

Megan Iorio , of the District of Columbia bar, admitted pro hac vice, argued the cause for amicus curiae Electronic Privacy Information Center (Barry, Corrado, Grassi and Electronic Privacy Information Center, attorneys; Frank L. Corrado , Wildwood, Megan Iorio, and Alan Butler , of the District of Columbia bar, admitted pro hac vice, on the brief).

CJ Griffin argued the cause for amicus curiae Libertarians for Transparent Government (Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, attorneys; CJ Griffin, of counsel and on the brief).

In this case we are called on to determine whether owning a dog creates an objectively reasonable expectation of privacy such that the owner's personal information in the dog licensing record might be exempt from disclosure under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 to -13...

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