NJ Court: State Can't Give $11 Million In Grants To Religious SchoolsAn NJ appeals court ruled that the $10.6M grant to Beth Medrash Govoha and $645,323 to the Princeton Theological Seminary are unconstitutional.
State Orders New York High School To Enroll Teenage Immigrant After Family Says He Was Previously BarredA teenager who came to America from Guatemala will be allowed to go to school in Mamaroneck, for now.
ACLU Calls For Release Of Officers' Names In Shooting Of Trenton TeenThe civil rights organization sent a letter to state Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday saying the Aug. 7 shooting raises concerns about excessive use of force.
Civil Liberties Groups Call On Court To Stop NSA Phone Record CollectionCivil liberties groups asked a federal appeals court in Manhattan Tuesday to again strike down as unconstitutional a portion of a law used by the government to justify the collection and storage of Americans' phone records.
Newark City Council Mulling Plan For Municipal ID ProgramNewark could be the first city in NJ to implement a municipal ID program.
ACLU Sues For Airport 'Behavior Detection' Program RecordsA civil rights group sued the federal government Thursday to try to force it to turn over information about airport "behavior detection'' programs designed to spot passengers who are potential threats, saying they lead to discrimination.
Army Agrees To Recognize New Names Of Transgender Veterans In N.J.The U.S. Army has agreed to ``fully recognize'' the new legal names of two transgender military veterans, the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.
Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My FaithA Sikh college student claims the U.S. Army is barring him from the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.
ACLU Maps Out N.J. Same-Sex MarriagesNearly 4,000 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in New Jersey since the state Supreme Court cleared the way for gay marriages one year ago.
NJ School District Offers Compensation To Parents Who Out Non-Resident Students The sign in front of Bound Brook High School says 'Enter To Learn' but it should specify, 'only if you live within district limits.'
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
ACLU Comes To Aid Of New Jersey Teen Suspended For Flying Confederate FlagThe ACLU legal director in New Jersey has sent a letter to the school calling for the flag to be allowed.