Advocates continue to call for release of all people in immigrant detention to prevent the spread of infection.
Threat of coronavirus is grave in immigration detention, where social distancing is impossible
Voting Rights Advocates Urge Gov. Murphy and Sec. of State Way to Ensure Robust Elections During Public Health Crisis
The ACLU of New Jersey joined the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and the League of Women Voters of New Jersey to send a letter Thursday evening to Gov. Phil Murphy and Sec. of State Tahesha Way laying out steps that must be taken in order to ensure that upcoming elections in New Jersey are successful and robust, even during the current public health crisis.
NJ to release people detained in county jails who pose little risk to community
Law Requiring Nonprofits to Disclose Private Supporter Information Will Not Be Enforced, in First Amendment Victory
Enforcement of a law that forced organizations to disclose donors' personal information is halted permanently.
Leading advocates are forming a campaign coalition to legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis with social justice at the fore.
ACLU-NJ Applauds Civil Rights Measures in Proposed Budget and Urges Greater Funding for Deportation Defense
Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his annual budget address and announced his proposed budget, including items that align with the ACLU-NJ’s priorities, and the ACLU-NJ called on the Governor and Legislature to go even further to secure social justice in our state.
The Immigrant Trust Directive is an important way for law enforcement to build trust with New Jersey communities.
After a momentous 2019, in 2020, the urgency of our times demands we set our sights even higher.
Passage of bills in Legislature to end prison-based gerrymandering and enable online voter registration - along with law re-enfranchising people on probation and parole signed in December - creates historic moment for voting rights.
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