A state’s budget is a list of its most pressing priorities – here’s what the ACLU of New Jersey is urging government leaders to include for FY25.
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New Jersey Enacted Legislation to Restrict Solitary Confinement – the DOC Must Ensure the Law Lives Up to Its Promise
The Legislature and Governor Murphy did their part by passing the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act four years ago. Now the DOC and county jails must ensure that the law lives up to its promise.
As we aim for greater progress in the new year, it’s important to take stock of this year’s accomplishments. Here’s our snapshot of the legislative wins, stalemates, and hopes for civil rights in New Jersey...
Governor Murphy has said categorical clemency will have “revolutionary” impact on the state’s criminal legal system
Public Health Experts Applaud Harm Reduction Investments in the Opioid Settlement Advisory Council’s First Round of Recommendations
New recommendations on how to use New Jersey’s share of opioid settlement funds were applauded by public health experts and civil rights leaders for their emphasis on expanding life-saving harm reduction...
Wendy Sealey, non-profit leader and fundraiser, brings decades of experience to the ACLU-NJ