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Law Signed That Establishes Oversight of Prisons and Helps Incarcerated Parents Maintain Family Bonds

January 9, 2020

Law could provide historic level of prison oversight and make it easier for incarcerated parents to maintain family connections.

NJ Makes History, Expands Access to Driver’s Licenses as Governor Murphy Signs Landmark Bill into Law

December 19, 2019

New Jersey made history as Gov. Murphy signed a bill expanding driver's licenses into law.

Category: Immigrant Rights

Dec. 16 was 'one of the most important days for civil rights in NJ history'

December 18, 2019

Dec. 16 saw the fruition of some of the most important civil rights struggles in NJ.

With Marijuana Ballot Question and Expungement Reform, Marijuana Legalization via Legislation Should Stay on the Table

December 16, 2019

A constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana will be on the November 2020 ballot, and expungement reform goes to the governor's desk.

Category: Criminal Justice

Bill to Restore Vote for People on Parole and Probation Passes, But We Must Re-enfranchise Incarcerated People

December 16, 2019

A bill to restore voting rights now moves to the Governor’s desk.

Historic Bill to Expand Driver’s Licenses Passes Legislature, Moves to Governor’s Desk

December 16, 2019

A bill to expand access to driver’s licenses access passed in the Legislature.

Bill to Restore Vote for People on Parole and Probation Advances, But NJ Needs to Include Incarcerated People

December 12, 2019

A bill restoring voting rights for people on parole and probation advances to a full vote, but incarcerated people need that right, too.

Category: Uncategorized

Nearly 2,000 New Jerseyans Tell Legislature: Legalize Marijuana through Legislation This Session

November 21, 2019

Days after plan announced to push ballot question to legalize marijuana, nearly 2,000 signers from NJ’s 21 counties demanded legislation that centers racial and social justice.

Category: Uncategorized

NJ Advocates Demand Up-Or-Down Vote on Marijuana Legalization Bill

November 20, 2019

Ballot measure delays justice, adds red tape, and doesn't guarantee racial or social justice

ACLU-NJ Marijuana Data Brief Finds Cannabis Arrests Have Skyrocketed Since Earlier Report

November 15, 2019

ACLU-NJ’s data brief finds 3-to-1 disparity in Black-white arrest rates for marijuana possession has persisted, and arrest numbers have soared.

Category: Uncategorized

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