The Garden State's plan to ban all grocery store bags could have negative consequences for consumer convenience and the environment.
But most gun crimes are carried out with out-of-state firearms.
New Jersey is detaining almost half as many people pretrial, and the state is not seeing a big crime wave.
These Three Cities Spent $70 Million on Stadiums to Lure Minor League Baseball Teams. They All Struck Out.
Across the country, minor league teams are exploiting civic enthusiasm for small town sports.
N.J. Senate Won't Vote on Legalization Bill That Would Expunge Convictions for Possessing 5 Pounds of Weed
The governor, legislative leaders, and most residents say New Jersey should legalize. Cops and baby boomer lawmakers stand in the way.
While New Jersey defends its ban on self-service pumping to the death, Oregon legislators are considering allowing motorists a little more choice.
Watch N.J. Cop Throw Motionless Man to the Ground Before Dragging and Hitting Him: 'Get the Fuck Up'
The man wasn't moving, and didn't appear to pose any threat.
A win for private property rights, and a defeat for proponents of eminent domain.
The state can't scrub gun manufacturing info from the internet, so they're trying to make distributing it a crime--First Amendment be damned.
The New Jersey senator is a friend of criminal justice reform, but his best friend might steal the spotlight.
Facebook is the latest to announce its intentions to save local media.
Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation insist that law violates the First Amendment, Commerce Clause, and Supremacy Clause.
Police officers, who can now charge people who own 15-round magazines with a felony, were outraged when it looked like they might receive equal treatment.
Money is no longer needed to get out of jail. This hasn't resulted in danger to the community.
A Powerful Dissent Charges Judges Who Casually Uphold Magazine Restrictions With Disrespecting the Second Amendment
A 3rd Circuit judge says the decision approving New Jersey's 10-round limit treats the right to arms less seriously than other constitutional rights.
Taxpayers Will Pay $1 Million to Tear Down $18 Million Baseball Stadium That Predictably Failed to Rejuvenate Camden
The stadium never turned a profit and the team skipped town when local officials decided to start charging rent.
The state doesn't track use-of-force incidents, so NJ.com did its own research.
The mayor claims it's a "public safety" issue.
First it failed to prepare for a snowstorm. Then it overprepared.
Coupling Expungement With Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey Means the Cannabis Industry Can Do Well by Doing Good
Legislators in Trenton plan to address past pot convictions while preventing future ones.
New Jersey State Police Sgt. Marc Dennis was charged with falsifying records.
Chris Christie is a notorious pot prohibitionist.
As more reforms take hold, expect more challenges-especially if states end up detaining more people.
Among many other rules, microbreweries will be allowed to put on only 25 events a year.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says if the report is true, the sheriff "must resign."
Ron Paul–Backed Libertarian Senate Candidate Murray Sabrin Not Getting Polled Despite Running Against Robert Menendez
What does it take for a strong third-party candidate to get polled against a scandal-plagued incumbent? His own money, turns out.
Environmental groups hope for an outright ban instead.
Once again, government would best serve the public by just getting out of the way.
A suspected robber's ink caused an appeals court to overturn his conviction.
The family set up a mini-library-and got a visit from the police.
New Jersey state Sen. Ron Rice is battling a bill to make New Jersey the 10th state in the nation with legal recreational marijuana.
How America's bail system traps poor people in jail
No constitutional right to pay cash for freedom if there are alternatives
Skeptics question the economic benefits of the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
A bill would allow some officials retroactive access to potentially 10 years of pension payments. Guess who would be on the hook for it?
Developer claims politicians blocked their project to favor a crony who helps the politicians.
How did an accusation of underage drinking end up with a 20-year-old eating sand?