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AG's Policy to Disclose Officer Misconduct is an Important Step Toward Accountability

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued an order Monday, June 15, requiring police departments in the state to disclose the names of officers who commit serious misconduct, a step to bring greater transparency to police. More »

Court Lays Out Fairer Process for Release of People in Prison During Pandemic

New Jersey courts will now provide important due process protections in state's efforts to hasten release of people from prison amid COVID-19 epidemic. More »

Lifesaving Bill Could Slow Coronavirus by Lowering NJ's Prison Population

The ACLU-NJ, Salvation and Social Justice, and New Jersey Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement strongly praised a bill intended to limit the public health crisis in New Jersey’s prisons by releasing people who would be eligible for release within a year quickly, fairly, and safely.  More »

Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests Worsen, Making Legalization More Urgent

A new ACLU report, 'A Tale of Two Countries: Racially Targeted Arrests in the Era of Marijuana Reform,' coincides with the formation of NJ CAN 2020, a diverse, inclusive campaign to legalize marijuana  More »

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