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ACLU-NJ Cheers State Senate’s Yes Vote on Racial Impact Statements for Criminal Justice Proposals

October 5, 2017

With State Senate vote, NJ is one step closer to addressing our deep racial disparities in criminal justice.

ACLU-NJ Praises Federal Ruling Protecting Bail Reform From Challenge by Bail Bond Industry

September 21, 2017

A federal court thwarted the latest attempt from the bail bond industry to undo New Jersey’s landmark pretrial justice reform law.

ACLU-NJ Defends Man Charged Criminally For What He Said in Civil Forfeiture Suit

September 12, 2017

Hudson County Prosecutors did not inform man of his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination when forcing him to respond to forfeiture suit.

ACLU-NJ Denounces Plan to Terminate DACA

September 5, 2017

By ending DACA, this administration has injected uncertainty and chaos into countless communities and workplaces in the United States.

Category: Uncategorized

ACLU-NJ Denounces Termination of DACA

September 5, 2017

Ending DACA injects uncertainty and chaos into American workplaces and communities.

Category: Immigrant Rights

Five Facts About the ACLU-NJ’s New Executive Director, Amol Sinha

August 23, 2017

Amol Sinha is about to become the ACLU-NJ’s executive director. Here are a few things to help you get to know him before he starts.

Category: Additional Issues

ACLU-NJ’s New Executive Director is Amol Sinha, Jersey-Raised Civil Rights Advocate

August 23, 2017

The ACLU-NJ’s new executive director, Amol Sinha, knows what he’ll do in his first 100 days: a lot of listening.

Category: Additional Issues

ACLU-NJ Petitions for Immediate Release of Afghan Refugee Who Worked for U.S.

August 15, 2017

Special Immigrant Visa holder, a Muslim citizen of Afghanistan and five-year employee of U.S. government, was detained March 13 despite valid authorization.

ACLU-NJ, Civil Rights Groups Push Back in Bail Industry Challenge to Pretrial Justice Reforms

July 28, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, joined by the national ACLU and several other civil rights groups, submitted a brief on July 28 opposing a federal lawsuit brought by plaintiffs challenging New Jersey’s pretrial justice reforms that went into effect in January.

Category: Criminal Justice

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