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

September 10, 2019

The ACLU-NJ & national ACLU sued over a law requiring social welfare organizations to disclose donors' personal information.

Category: Uncategorized

Woman Who Is Transgender Will Be Transferred to Women’s Prison

August 29, 2019

Sonia Doe has been improperly confined for 17 months in men's prisons.

School District Will Act to Correct Discriminatory Training Based on Gender Stereotypes

August 26, 2019

Following ACLU-NJ letter and NJ Division on Civil Rights investigation, West Milford will train all employees in anti-discrimination and implicit bias, among other steps.

Category: Uncategorized

ACLU-NJ Response to Newark Policing Exchange in Democratic Presidential Debate

August 1, 2019

Newark’s role in the struggle for police accountability rightly deserved a place on the debate stage.

Gov. Murphy Signs Isolated Confinement Restriction Act into Law

July 11, 2019

Gov. Murphy signs a bill dramatically restricting the use of solitary confinement in NJ prisons and jails.

NJ Initiatives to Welcome New Americans Underscore Our Key Values

July 5, 2019

The Interagency Workgroup on New American Integration and Office of New Americans, created to embrace new immigrants, represent an important opportunity.

Category: Immigrant Rights

Funding Increase for Immigrants’ Representation Means Keeping More Families Together

July 1, 2019

Funding for legal representation of immigration detainees facing deportation increased in NJ's budget by about 50%.

Category: Immigrant Rights

Legislature Votes Yes to Restrict Solitary Confinement, Sending Bill to Murphy’s Desk

June 20, 2019

The NJ Legislature voted to dramatically limit the use of solitary confinement in prisons and jails.

Category: Uncategorized

Historic Victory for Newark, Advocates, as Appellate Court Affirms Powers of Civilian Complaint Review Board

June 20, 2019

Ruling gives Newark a chance to make police accountability a reality.

Category: Uncategorized

Signing of Donor Disclosure Law Assaults Constitution, Prompting ACLU-NJ to Prepare Lawsuit

June 17, 2019

A law requiring social welfare nonprofits to turn over donors' personal information harms our rights.

Category: Uncategorized

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