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More marijuana busts in NJ than ever — and arrests aren’t fair, report says

The ACLU in New Jersey has issued a new report that claims blacks in the state are unfairly targeted when it comes to arrests for marijuana possession and use.

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What towns in New Jersey are considered sanctuary cities?

There doesn't seem to be agreement on the definition.

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Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams on Monday
Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams on Monday (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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Police ‘Salute to the USA’ rally at NJ high school blasted by civil liberties groups

The rally before the Middletown South home game against Toms River North was supposed to include 100 uniformed cops and a State Police flyover.

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This is what NJ cops want you to do when you’re pulled over

Do's and don'ts when stopped by police

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Should more information be made public about police shootings in NJ?

While authorities routinely reveal the identities of suspects or individuals injured or killed by police bullets, authorities never volunteer the identities of the officers involved.

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Feds announce reforms after Newark cops accused of targeting minorities, stealing

The Justice Department found police routinely stopped people on the street for no legitimate reason and stole property from civilians. It found the police department's oversight was deficient to prevent and punish misconduct.

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Toni Zimmer, League of Women Voters of New Jersey president, Photo Credit: Kevin McArdle)
Toni Zimmer, League of Women Voters of New Jersey president, Photo Credit: Kevin McArdle)
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Bogus Emails Confusing NJ Voters [AUDIO]

Spurred by false Internet reports, emails are spreading like wildfire containing incorrect information about what New Jersey voters need to do in order to be eligible to vote in next month's national election. Voting rights advocates are now trying to set the record straight.

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The ACLU Police Tape App – Will It Help or Hinder Law Enforcement [POLL]

You knew it would only be a matter of time till someone came up with an app that would record your interactions with New Jersey’s finest...

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Deborah Jacobs (American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey)
Deborah Jacobs (American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey)
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Longtime Head of NJ’s ACLU Chapter Stepping Down

The longtime head of New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union chapter is leaving to work for a New York-based women's group.

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Legal Director Ed Barocas and staff from American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey detail their lawsuit against the MVC. (Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media NJ)
Legal Director Ed Barocas and staff from American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey detail their lawsuit against the MVC. (Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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ACLU Lawsuit Halts New State ID Program

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) announced today that it filed a lawsuit in Superior Court in Mercer County on Friday and won a court order to restrict the implementation of the state’s new TRU-ID licensing program, which was scheduled to go into effect today.

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