Green Party v. Hamilton and Trenton Townships

The ACLU-NJ stepped in when the Hamilton and Trenton Public Libraries would not permit the Green Party to use library meeting rooms for party gatherings. Hamilton had a policy that permitted meetings of "an educational, cultural or civic nature" but did not permit "religious, purely social, individual, commercial or political meetings." Trenton's policy said that the library "may not be used for sales, fundraising, purely personal functions, or partisan activities." The ACLU-NJ agreed to represent the Green Party and persuaded both townships to alter their policies to permit political meetings. This case was closed in 2003.

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