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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Criminal Justice Reform Act

October 30, 2018

Decision reaffirms NJ pretrial justice reforms' framework is constitutionally sound.

Category: Criminal Justice

Middlesex County Implements Solitary Confinement Reforms

October 29, 2018

ACLU-NJ points to Middlesex’s reforms as a model and calls on lawmakers to pass statewide legislation.

Categories: Prisons, Criminal Justice

Statement Regarding the Detention of Immigrants at Hudson County Correctional Facility

October 11, 2018

"The status quo is unacceptable and requires meaningful change," advocates said.

AG Guidance Advises Weighing Impact of a Marijuana Prosecution

August 28, 2018

New guidance urges municipal prosecutors to weigh whether a marijuana charge is worth consequences on an individual.

Category: Criminal Justice

Religious Leaders Sue to Void Hudson County’s Non-Transparent ICE Vote

August 27, 2018

Freeholders deceived public, saying ICE contract vote was postponed, then voted anyway. So we sued under NJ Sunshine Law.

ACLU-NJ Sues 12 School Districts That Unconstitutionally Discriminate Against Immigrants

July 26, 2018

ID requirement in districts across 10 counties is especially disturbing right now.

AG Letter a Step Toward Reform of Unjust Marijuana Prosecutions

July 24, 2018

We must pump the brakes on marijuana arrests and prosecutions statewide.

Category: Criminal Justice

Federal Court Victory: Limits on Cash Bail Are Constitutional

July 9, 2018

Right to bail doesn’t mean cash bail has to be an option

Muslim Ban Decision Marks a Dark Moment in Our History

June 26, 2018

It's a grim moment. But we, the people – not courts – have the final say.

Category: Uncategorized

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