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

Court Halts Enforcement of Donor Disclosure Law Over Constitutional Concerns

A federal court protected the constitutional rights of all New Jerseyans by granting a preliminary injunction against Senate Bill 150, legislation that demands nonprofit social welfare organizations turn over supporters’ personal information. More »

NJ Abolishes ICE Agreements That Divert Law Enforcement and Invite Discrimination

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced amendments to the New Jersey Immigrant Trust Directive that will end wholesale New Jersey’s participation in 287(g) agreements, which invite discrimination by deputizing local law enforcement to become federal immigration agents. More »

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 »

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