Press Releases : Law Against Discrimination

AG Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Six Enforcement Actions Against Property Owners, Management Companies for Alleged Disability Discrimination

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued Findings of Probable Cause in six cases alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD).

AG Platkin Announces Consent Order With Restaurant that Allegedly Discriminated on the Basis of Gender Identity in Violation of Law Against Discrimination

Asbury Park Restaurant Agrees to Broad Equitable Relief, to Adopt New Gender-Neutral Dress Code, and to Pay Penalty.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Enforcement Actions Against Crowne Plaza Edison Hotel for Alleged Disability Discrimination

Hotel Allegedly Failed to Provide Accessible Restrooms for Spina Bifida Conference Attendees For Immediate Release: April 3, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Sundeep Iyer, Director For Further...

AG Platkin and Director Iyer Issue Statement on Addressing Bias in K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities in New Jersey

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Sundeep Iyer, Director of the Division on Civil Rights, have issued a statement in response to the recent rise in antisemitism and Islamophobia in K-12 schools and on college and university campuses.