Following Push by Advocates, New Ordinance Proposes Civilian Oversight of Troubled Essex County Jail
In a step toward greater accountability, civilian oversight panel would be able to investigate all aspects of the jail and would be required to include a formerly incarcerated person and advocates for incarcerated people.
Court ruling halts enforcement of legislation that forces social welfare nonprofits to divulge supporters’ information.
NJ will end NJ participation in a costly, discriminatory program that compromises public safety and rights
The ACLU-NJ & national ACLU sued over a law requiring social welfare organizations to disclose donors' personal information.
Sonia Doe has been improperly confined for 17 months in men's prisons.
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.
Newark’s role in the struggle for police accountability rightly deserved a place on the debate stage.
Gov. Murphy signs a bill dramatically restricting the use of solitary confinement in NJ prisons and jails.
The Interagency Workgroup on New American Integration and Office of New Americans, created to embrace new immigrants, represent an important opportunity.
Funding for legal representation of immigration detainees facing deportation increased in NJ's budget by about 50%.
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