Access to the basic necessities of life is often a condition for exercising our rights and freedoms. The ACLU-NJ defends the rights of the poor.
- May 2, 2018 New Law Ensures NJ Workers Will Get Paid Sick Leave
- April 17, 2018 Man jailed for inability to pay $239 littering ticket on the spot is vindicated by court
- January 16, 2018 ACLU-NJ: We Congratulate New Governor and Hope to Advance Civil Rights and Liberties
- October 19, 2017 ACLU-NJ Scorecard Shows Mixed Civil Liberties Records
- September 21, 2017 ACLU-NJ Praises Federal Ruling Protecting Bail Reform From Challenge by Bail Bond Industry
- September 12, 2017 ACLU-NJ Defends Man Charged Criminally For What He Said in Civil Forfeiture Suit
- June 22, 2017 NJ Law Journal Names ACLU-NJ Senior Staff Attorney its ‘Attorney of the Year’
- June 19, 2017 NJ United for Marijuana Reform Coalition Members Testify at Marijuana Legalization Hearing
- June 15, 2017 ACLU-NJ Report Reveals Deep Racial Disparities in NJ Marijuana Arrests
- May 4, 2017 Pretrial Justice Reform in New Jersey Is Working, New Data Show
- New Jersey Citizens United v. Federal Housing Finance Agency
FOIA request for information needed for advocacy was denied
- Tumpson v. Farina
Plaintiffs who prevailed in a legal action under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act were denied attorney’s fees
- State v. Steele
New Jersey’s current system of pre-trial detention and release unfairly penalizes poor defendants
- State v. Matthew Graham
Defendant denied indigency status for reasons unrelated to his economic status.
- State v. Hinton
Tenant’s right to privacy during eviction proceedings.
- State v. Todd Dorcelus
Defendant denied a public defender
- In re: Kollman
Petition for expungement wrongfully denied.
- In the Matter of Affordable Housing
Municipalities should not be given complete discretion over how many affordable housing units they are obligated to provide.
- Delta v. Harris
- State v. K.M.