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

ACLU-NJ Statement on Resignation of Elizabeth Police Director

April 30, 2019

The resignation shows the power of advocacy and need for changes in policing in NJ.

Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Rule in New Jersey Condominium Association

April 22, 2019

Federal ruling: condo's gender-segregated pool hours violated the Fair Housing Act

Students suspended for posting gun photos on Snapchat file free-speech suit

April 10, 2019

SnapChat photos of guns on a table got 2 students suspended. We're suing.

ACLU-NJ Responds to Release of 2018 Criminal Justice Reform Full-Year Report

April 2, 2019

Two years of data demonstrates that criminal justice reform has improved New Jerseyans' lives and rights.

Advocates Redouble Legalization Efforts After Pulled Marijuana Vote

March 25, 2019

With the withdrawal of the marijuana legalization vote, advocates redoubled efforts to pass a legalization bill to advance racial and social justice.

NJ’s Latest Cannabis Bill Advances Justice, ACLU-NJ Says

March 20, 2019

NJ's marijuana legalization bill acknowledges the human wreckage of the drug war and makes a good-faith effort to reverse the damage.

Category: Criminal Justice

Law Signed to Require Independent Investigations of Deaths from Police Force

January 30, 2019

NJ's law provides an important check on the police's immense power.

Category: Criminal Justice

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