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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

Retired Legal Director Ed Barocas' Remarks on Receiving the Roger N. Baldwin Award

June 13, 2019

Ed Barocas reflects: "The work was never dull, and, as a guardian of liberty, never complete."

Disclosure Bill Will Invite a Lawsuit If It Becomes Law

June 10, 2019

A bill demanding disclosure of advocacy orgs' donors places speech, association, and privacy rights at risk.

Survivors of Solitary to Testify at Hearing on Bill to Limit Solitary Confinement

June 6, 2019

Survivors of solitary confinement will deliver testimony about what they experienced while held in isolation, sometimes for years at a time.

Categories: Prisons, Criminal Justice

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