Daniel’s Law Highlights the Need to Redact Public Records
Daniel's Law refers to laws in different states that protect the personal information of public servants and their families from being disclosed or published online. The original Daniel's Law, enacted in New Jersey in 2021, was inspired by the tragic death of Daniel Anderl, the son of Judge Esther Salas and Mark Anderl. Daniel’s Law illustrates the need for data privacy and sensitive and informed municipal data governance. What is Daniel's Law in New Jersey? Daniel's Law (P.L. 2021, c. 371) was signed by Governor Phil Murphy on January 19, 2021, in response to the fatal shooting of Daniel Anderl.