Every 14 minutes, another person is arrested for a marijuana-related charge in New Jersey. Approximately

840000 New Jerseyans have been impacted since January 2019.


Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, 2017

ACLU-NJ Challenges Unconstitutional Donor Disclosure Law That Threatens Free Speech

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey and the national ACLU today filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law requiring all social welfare organizations to disclose personal information about their donors and details about nonpartisan voter education and advocacy activities. More »

ACLU-NJ Challenges Unconstitutional Donor Disclosure Law That Threatens Free Speech

Woman Who Is Transgender Will Be Transferred To NJ Women's Prison

A woman who is transgender and has been improperly confined in men’s prisons for over 17 months will be transferred to New Jersey’s women’s prison. The decision, made by the New Jersey Department of Corrections, comes two weeks after the ACLU of New Jersey and attorney Robyn Gigl of Gluck Walrath LLP filed a lawsuit on the woman’s behalf against the agency. More »

ACLU-NJ Response to Newark Policing Exchange at Debate

“Civil rights and racial justice in policing are urgent parts of our national discourse, and Newark’s role in that struggle for accountability rightly deserved a place on the stage. We’re grateful for the recognition of the contributions made by advocates, including the ACLU-NJ and countless community partners.”  More »

Disclosure Bill Will Invite Lawsuit If It Becomes Law

The ACLU-NJ fiercely opposed passage in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly of a bill intended to force a range of social welfare advocacy organizations – including nonpartisan, issue-based organizations – to disclose their donors and nonpartisan voter education activities. More »

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