Groundbreaking Public Health Credit Law Goes Into Effect, Releasing People Near End of Prison Sentences to Reduce COVID-19 Exposure for Thousands in NJ
First-in-the-nation pandemic credit law releases more than 2,200 people who have eight months or less on a sentence, a major step in criminal justice reform to chip away at mass incarceration.
New Jerseyans passed a constitutional amendment legalizing cannabis through a ballot question on Nov. 3, signaling the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition in the Garden State. Now, lawmakers must pass legislation to implement the constitutional amendment and create a regulated industry.
Gov. Murphy signed a law to release people near the end of sentences to curb COVID-19 in prisons and beyond.
A ruling upheld New Jersey's directives that require public disclosure of police officers subject to major discipline.
Amid massive voter protection efforts, lawsuit from League of Women Voters of NJ and ACLU-NJ seeks court order to provide electronic delivery of ballots that can be printed and mailed back.
New Jersey Voters Support COVID-19 Testing Regardless of Immigration Status, Work Visa Extensions, and Inclusive Economic Relief
Assembly Passes Public Health Emergency Credit Legislation to Release People Nearing End of Prison Sentences, Bill Now Goes to Governor’s Desk
The bill, S2519/A4235, serves as a national model to save lives
during the COVID-19 pandemic by reducing the prison population
and increasing opportunities for social distancing.
The bill, S2519/A4235, serves as a national model to save lives during the Covid-19 pandemic by reducing the prison population and increasing opportunities for social distancing.
New Jersey Supreme Court Rules that Statutes Limit Newark’s Historic Civilian Complaint Review Board
Advocates now turn to the Legislature to fulfill the promise of the Newark CCRB, a vision for police accountability and the first of its kind in New Jersey .
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