New Jersey Division on Civil Rights sues Millville over alleged bias against Hispanics

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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TRENTON – An investigation by the state Division on Civil Rights corroborated a judge’s claim that Hispanics faced discrimination in Millville’s municipal court, the agency says in a lawsuit against the city. “Millville has unlawfully discriminated against litigants on the basis of national origin,” asserts the suit, which seeks unspecified damages for victims of the alleged bias. It contends a DCR investigation into the alleged bias was more thorough than an earlier review by the state Administrative Office of the Courts, which found “no direct evidence” that Millville court employees...

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