Press Releases : Law Against Discrimination

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.

AG Platkin Announces Resolutions with Five Municipalities Alleged to Have Discriminated Against LGBTQIA+ Individuals Seeking Marriage Licenses

Five Municipalities Received Notices of Violation for Posting LGBTQIA+ Exclusionary Marriage License Applications or Marriage License Information on their Websites.

AG Platkin and Acting Commissioner Allen-McMillan Announce Joint Statement from Division on Civil Rights and Department of Education on School-Based Anti-Bias Initiatives and the Law Against Discrimination

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDepartment of Education- Angelica Allen-McMillan, Ed. D., Acting Commissioner For Further Information: Media View Full Statement...

Attorney General Announces Election Safeguards and Initiatives to Protect the Right to Vote

Many LPS Divisions Will Play a Key Role in Ensuring a Fair, Free, and Smooth-Running Election For Immediate Release: October 28, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney General For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Sharon...
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