State blocked in “prior restraint” case against The Trentonian

UPDATE (5/2/17): SPJ-NJ reports that last week a NJ Appellate Court denied the NJ Attorney General’s request to reinstate a gag order against The Trentonian newspaper and reporter Isaac Avilucea. “Prior restraints on speech and publication are the most serious Continue Reading →

New Jersey celebrates its ratification of the Bill of Rights

November 20, 2015 marks the 226th anniversary of New Jersey’s ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.   NJ was the first state to ratify. Citizen activists and journalists rely on the freedoms and Continue Reading →