ACLU-NJ Provides Recommendations on Jury Selection in NJ, Calls for Systemic Changes to Address Impact of Racial Bias

The ACLU-NJ submitted comments to the Judicial Conference on Jury Selection, calling for significant changes to root out racial bias in the jury selection process so it can be more inclusive and reflective of New Jersey communities. More »

ACLU-NJ Files Brief in Case Defending Protesters Subjected to Unconstitutional Restraining Order Outside County Executive’s House

Hudson County officials sought court order to suppress speech by peaceful demonstrators against the county’s immigration detention contract, and now seek permanent restrictions on protest. More »

ACLU-NJ Attorney Karen Thompson Recognized as Attorney of the Year from NJ Law Journal

Committed Advocate for Social Justice, Who Has Brought Pioneering Cases for Civil Rights and Criminal Justice Reform, Receives the New Jersey Law Journal’s highest honor. More »

Court Preliminarily Approves Landmark Settlement That Improves Special Education in New Jersey State Prisons

The New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) will drastically improve the provision of special education services for people in its prisons, according to a settlement preliminarily approved by the federal District Court for the District of New Jersey last month. More »

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