Gov. Phil Murphy wants formerly incarcerated NJ residents to serve on juries

During remarks at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s 25th-anniversary gala on Wednesday night, Gov. Phil Murphy offered his support of legislation that would let formerly incarcerated individuals serve on juries.

Murphy said he was “publicly announcing” his backing for legislation that would “restore the right to serve on juries to formerly incarcerated individuals in New Jersey” and said it would allow New Jersey to “join the group of states, including red states like Indiana and North Dakota, where this is currently the law.”

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