Jailing someone who can’t pay “effectively extorts payment” from indigent defendants’ loved ones, federal judge ruled.
Federal weakening of due process makes universal representation of detained immigrants in NJ even more urgent.
The ACLU-NJ condemned the inclusion of a question about citizenship after the Trump administration announced it will be in the 2020 census.
Senate votes yes to expand financial aid eligibility for immigrant students and to require AG jurisdiction when someone dies during a law enforcement encounter.
We need a budget that places civil rights, civil liberties, economic justice, and racial justice at the fore. Governor Murphy’s proposed budget reflects a commitment to those values.
Sayreville's approach is the most punitive seen in NJ: the district is threatening suspensions, despite its policy to give detention for first instances of leaving class.
For years, advocates urged Hudson County to end an agreement in which county staff acted as immigration agents. On March 2, the county ended it.
The ACLU-NJ has distributed an open letter to New Jersey school administrators, educators, and government officials concerning the rights of students to express themselves politically, in school and out.
NJ Legislature voted to restore $7.45 million in budget and to expand coverage for family planning.
Videos from NJUMR explain how legalization could advance racial justice and help mediate the opioid crisis.
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