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Racial Justice

Racial Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated racial disparities that have long plagued our country, and we have a moral obligation to address this problem.

Gun Violence

Gun Violence

Over the past decade, nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents have been killed by guns. This is more than a tragedy. It’s also a public health crisis.

Policing Policy

Policing Policy

The New Jersey Attorney General has the unique authority to issue statewide policy directives that apply to the New Jersey’s 38,000 state, county, and local police officers and 1,000 state, county, and municipal prosecutors.

Racial Justice

Racial Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated racial disparities that have long plagued our country, and we have a moral obligation to address this problem.

Gun Violence

Gun Violence

Over the past decade, nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents have been killed by guns. This is more than a tragedy. It’s also a public health crisis.

Policing Policy

Policing Policy

The New Jersey Attorney General has the unique authority to issue statewide policy directives that apply to the New Jersey’s 38,000 state, county, and local police officers and 1,000 state, county, and municipal prosecutors.

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Removing systemic barriers to safe and affordable housing is a critical part of achieving racial justice in NJ.

Fortunate to have @CivilRightsNJ, @FairShareNJ, and @TheRAC join me for a discussion on the Fair Chance in Housing Act tonight. Thanks for the great work you do!

We’re taking steps to ensure everyone has a fair chance to find safe and affordable housing in NJ.

Tonight, join me, @CivilRightsNJ, and community organizations for a discussion about the Fair Chance in Housing Act and racial justice in housing. https://bit.ly/2YDEDwF

Public safety requires public trust.

This afternoon, prosecutors and law enforcement leaders joined with clergy and community activists to walk the streets of Salem City.

Together, we're building safer communities.

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We’ve joined 18 AGs in defending states’ ability to reasonably limit who can carry a concealed gun in public. Residents should be able to go to a ballgame or the mall without worrying whether the person behind them is carrying a firearm for no good reason.
https://www.njoag.gov/acting-ag-bruck-new-jersey-files-amicus-brief-with-u-s-supreme-court-defending-common-sense-limits-on-concealed-carry-of-firearms/

The constitutional right to abortion is under attack in the Supreme Court. Again.

So today we’re standing up for your rights. Again.
 
We filed an amicus brief to preserve protections for the right to choose.

And we won’t stop fighting until your rights are secure.

Want to start your legal career promoting racial justice? Join me and my executive staff for a virtual informational session on the 2022 Attorney General's Honors Program. Register at https://bit.ly/3kowZyh. We hope to see you there!

The Fair Chance in Housing Act ensures that New Jerseyans have just that, a fair chance when they apply for housing, even if they have a criminal record.

Have questions or want to learn more about these efforts? Join us for Wednesday's virtual roundtable. https://bit.ly/2YDEDwF

Stop by @ArtworksTrenton today for the reveal of the Youth Bias Task Force Student Artwork Exhibition. Take a photo of your favorite pieces and don’t forget to tag @civilrightsnj & @ArtworksTrenton.

#civilrightsnj #nohateinthisgreatstate #standagainstracism #artallday

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Our “NJ Officers of the Week” are members of the @NJIT Police Department who filled 100 backpacks with school supplies and then helped deliver them to kids in the Newark area. Thank you for preparing these students for a successful school year!

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Victim Information:

1) How to file a domestic violence restraining order; 2) resources for domestic violence victims; and 3) petitioning the court to dissolve the no contact order for defendants/juveniles released from custody due to public health emergency credits.

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